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The Round-up: immigration centres, military justice and human trafficking - UK Human Rights Blog

The Round-up: immigration centres, military justice and human trafficking - UK Human Rights Blog

Ukhumanrightsblog - 2019-02-05 02:42

The Round-up: immigration centres, military justice and human trafficking - UK Human Rights Blog - Ukhumanrightsblog

Are the Russians Coming?: Russia’s Military Buildup Near Ukraine

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-25 21:52
Long before the Kerch Strait incident in October 2018, Russia had already begun to strengthen the forces in its Southern Military District, which spans from near Volgograd to Russia’s border with Georgia and Azerbaijan. Naturally, that has caused concern ...

North and East Syrian Women's Coordination for Leyla Güven

ANF - 2019-02-25 16:43
The women's organizations urged all women in the world, libertarian peoples, the UN and human rights organizations to act in response to the demands of the hunger strikers. ...

The UN Human Rights Session opens in Geneva

ANF - 2019-02-25 14:23
During the session, high-level discussions will be held on various human rights related issues, such as the right to privacy, rights of persons with disabilities, rights of minorities, and rights of children. ...

Military operation and curfew in Lice

ANF - 2019-02-12 11:24
The Turkish state continues its military operations in the Kurdish region. ...

Cultural and political courses under the motto of (patriotism) in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-02-10 17:30
Raqqa_ the training office made rehabilitation courses for teachers for 30 days, in the academy of literature and human science in Raqqa, however, the course was welcomed by the attendees. Hazim Idris, the member of the training office, affiliated to Educ ...

U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria’s Kurdish region by April: WSJ

E-Kurd - 2019-02-09 12:13
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw American forces from Syria by the end of April and a significant portion of them will be out by the middle of March, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing current and former U.S. officials. A U.S ...

The centre helping children dance away the memories of Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-02-05 09:40
The Arts and Culture Centre aims to restore Raqqawi folklore after Daesh. So far, the Centre has put on 10 shows and aims to do many more. Article The centre helping children dance away the memories of Daesh Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against ...

Families of prisoners on hunger strike demand end of isolation

ANF - 2019-02-04 16:33
Calling on the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) and human rights organizations to take a first step, Kur said political parties, non-governmental organizations, democracy and all segments of the law should act before it is ...

Another Weapons and Explosives Convoy Arrived in Western Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2019-02-03 14:51
WAAR_DUHOK The international alliance against ISIS sent another convoy of weapons and explosives to western Kurdistan. “The alliance transported another convoy of weapons, explosives, military tools and logistic support to Khrabat Ishik base near Kobani ...

Saturday Mothers demand justice for the 723th week

ANF - 2019-02-02 16:54
Saturday Mothers keep asking for justice and truth about their relatives disappeared while in state forces' custody. ...

Dirty tricks by KDP and MIT

ANF - 2019-02-02 14:05
It has been a week since the people of Sheladize took over a Turkish base and set fire to military vehicles and equipment. KDP is co-organizing a march against the PKK in the area of the uprising together with the MIT in an attempt to appease the AKP. ...

AKP’s election campaign runs with bribery and fake voters

ANF - 2019-02-01 13:11
The AKP that distributes bribery in the name of ‘aid’ before any election, now intends the same trick. Moreover, the AKP this time has planned fake and illegal voters. ...

Ex-NSA American mercenaries for UAE used 'Karma' to hack journalists and human rights activists / Boing Boing

Boingboing - 2019-02-01 10:52

Action for Leyla Güven at the University of Cologne

ANF - 2019-01-29 10:09
Activists handed out leaflets and explaining the reason that led DTK co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven to go on hunger strike. ...

Law organizations: There are illegal practices in Imrali

ANF - 2019-01-25 15:29
Law and human rights organizations called for an end to the Imrali isolation and pointed to the hunger strikes. ...

“Special forces” is graduating its first round in Euphrates”

SDF Press - 2019-01-17 21:31
News Center_ 16-1-2018, Wednesday, The special forces academy affiliated to SDF, in Euphrates district, graduated its first round of 120 fighters, entitled the martyrs (Shyar And Zagrous), the setting up started with military ceremony, where many men and ...

Rebaz Hamlan: The ratio of trade movement between Iraq and Iran is estimated at 60%.

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 11:15
Kurdistan Region Government Finance Minister Rebaz Hamlan; announces international and secondary border ports, and the ratio of trade movement between Iraq and Iran, and he estimates the trade movements between the two countries at 60%. The post Rebaz Ha ...

Italian lawyers: Hunger strike to continue until isolation lifted

ANF - 2019-01-15 16:16
Two Italian lawyers were part of the MEP and human rights defenders delegation prevented from visiting Leyla Güven in Amed. ...

Bab Military Council and Russian forces go on joint patrol

ANF - 2019-01-09 13:43
The Bab Military Council and Russian forces have started to go on joint patrols in the area with the "Euphrates Shield" gangs. ...