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A Missed Opportunity to Protect Muslims in China | Human Rights Watch

A Missed Opportunity to Protect Muslims in China | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-25 03:03

A Missed Opportunity to Protect Muslims in China | Human Rights Watch - HRW

Barzani supports using electric vehicles to protect Iraqi Kurdistan environment

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 20:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has said that the he supports using electric vehicles as a way to protect the environment in the Kurdistan Region. Speaking at an event marking Kurdistan Environment ...

Ankara-backed Rebels Continue to Harass Civilians in Afrin: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:24
ERBIL - The Ankara-backed Syrian rebels continue to commit violence against civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, while they have also arrested many residents, a human rights center said on Thursday. "The Syrian rebels and groups o ...

US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert

BAS News - 2019-04-08 23:13
ERBIL - The United States' aim in increasing its forces in Iraq is to protect the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi expert was quoted as saying. Al-Maalomah news agency quoted Kazzem al-Haaj as claiming that Washington is tryin ...

A Kurdish Woman Arrested in Mako

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-07 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Maghboleh Sakanvand, a Kurdish civilian from Mako who was detained three months ago, is still in prison. According to information obtained by KHRN, this young woman, who was a member of the opposition parties, was ar ...

A Civilian Lost his Leg Due to Mine Explosion in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-04 02:00
A 50 year old Kurdish Civilian, Karim Rasti from Sardosh of Marivan, was severely injured in a mine explosion at Doolebi and lost one leg. Parvin Zabihi, a civilian activist in Marivan, shared a post on her Facebook page stating that “this is a catastroph ...

Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-29 12:51
Article Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Baghouz: Coalition Jets Kill Tens of IS Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes killed on Thursday tens of Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the airstrike ...

Parliament wishes a Happy Nawroz to everyone celebrating in Kurdistan and around the world 21 March 2019 - On the occasion of the Kurdish New Year, we wish the people of Kurdistan and our friends throughout the world a very happy Nawroz

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-03-26 20:41

Why Germany Shouldn’t Yield on Arms Sales to the Saudis | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-25 18:45

A Kurdish Prisoner Released after Serving Three Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-25 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kamran Jafari, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released after serving his three years imprisonment sentence. The political prisoner was arrested in the city of Orumiyeh in No ...

NGOs calling on European leaders to end the humanitarian and human rights crisis at Europe’s borders | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-24 00:41

Europe’s real test in China: Human rights – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-03-23 01:38

Barzani's Message on Nawroz Holiday

BAS News - 2019-03-20 14:24
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has sent a congratulatory message to the people in the region on the Kurdish New Year occasion. "Happy New Year to the people of Kurdistan and others who celeb ...

French delegation to attend Newroz in Amed detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-03-19 12:50
A French delegation who entered Turkey to attend the Newroz celebrations in Amed were detained by the police. ...

GENOCIDE IN IRAQ / The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2019-03-18 13:43
GENOCIDE IN IRAQ The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds A Middle East Watch Report Human Rights Watch A PetitionIn the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate The Venerable Chief and Leader, the Honorable Saddam Hussein (May God Protect Him), President ...

Iraqi Kurdistan responds to U.S. report on human rights

E-Kurd - 2019-03-15 17:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari responded on Friday to a US report that highlighted a range of human rights abuses that took place in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Iran Sentences Kurdish Soldier to 15 Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-03-01 22:18
ERBIL - An Iranian court has sentenced a Kurdish soldier to 15 years in jail over alleged collaborations with the opposition Kurdish armed groups in the Iranian Kurdistan, a monitoring group reported on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights identi ...

Despite Being Defeated in Syria, IS Possible to Re-emerge in Future: UN Envoy

BAS News - 2019-02-28 20:33
ERBIL - Although the Islamic State (IS) has been defeated in Syria, the jihadist group is possible to re-emerge in the country once again in the future, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said on Thursday. "Aims connected to peacemaking are enormous ...

Saudi Crown Prince Ignores Uighurs During China Visit

Waar Media - 2019-02-23 13:59
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman turned a blind eye to the plight of China’s Uighur Muslims when he met Friday with President Xi Jinping in Beijing. The Uighur community both inside and outside China had expected bin Salman, the de facto ...