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Turkey: Baseless Charges Over Landmark 2013 Protests | Human Rights Watch

Turkey: Baseless Charges Over Landmark 2013 Protests | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-25 08:49

Turkey: Baseless Charges Over Landmark 2013 Protests | Human Rights Watch - HRW

Lesbians Held Conference in Kyiv Despite Counter Protests | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-18 06:21

Over 100 Iraqis in Saudi Arabia’s prison: Iraqi Human Rights Commission member

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 20:31
BAGHDAD,— There are more than 100 Iraqis in Saudi Arabia’s prisons, a member of Iraqi Human Rights Commission (IHRC) said on Thursday. Ali al-Bayati said in a statement that the Government of Iraq should investigate the issue in the framework of strength ...

Dr. Ivan David’s call for fundamental human rights!

Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu - 2019-03-27 17:17
Herr Michael Roth Staatsminister für Europa Auswärtiges Amt Werderscher Markt 1 10117 Berlin Dear Minister, I am addressing you in the matter of Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu, a Kurdish physician, writer, translator and lifelong fighter for human rights in the Czech ...

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

HRW - 2019-03-25 18:45

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

HRW - 2019-03-25 03:03

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

EU, Turkey clash over human rights, terrorism | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-03-19 10:02

UN Human Rights Council Should Act on Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Cameroon, and the Philippines | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-19 01:20

US 2018 human rights report: Restrictions on fundamental freedoms continued in Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-03-18 22:00

Refugee escapes Tajikistan after YouTube video plea for help | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-18 22:00

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 ...

Afrin: Over 2,600 Civilians Kidnapped in One Year

BAS News - 2019-03-18 09:36
ERBIL — More than 2,600 people were abducted by Islamist groups in the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin during the last 12 months, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Afrin came under a massive military offensive dubbed “Olive Branch Operati ...

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 ...

Iraq, Kurdistan officials effectively act with impunity when violating human rights: U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-03-14 17:43
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. State Department released its 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday and highlighted numerous human rights violations committed by the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and non-state g ...

Council should act on Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Cameroon, and the Philippines | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-03-13 00:06

Hundreds of kids allegedly facing terror charges in Iraq

CBS News - 2019-03-06 17:53
Human Rights Watch report says children are being wrongly detained and accused of ISIS membership ...

Human Rights Group Calls for Psychological Care for Yezidi Survivors

BAS News - 2019-03-04 17:39
ERBIL - A human rights group has called for psychological rehabilitation for the Yezidi survivors who have been rescued from the Islamic State (IS) captivity, explaining that the civilians are in urgent need of care. Roja Shingal Organization for Human R ...

Human Rights Association warns of emergency situation in Hol Camp

ANF - 2019-03-02 10:48
At the time of the visit, the Human Rights Delegation found 38,000 refugees, mainly from Iraq (13,429), Syria (14,185) and foreign countries (1,124). ...

Over 1,000 human rights defenders, journalists killed in 3 years

ANF - 2019-02-25 19:25
President of the Human Rights Council reminded that the Council would hear statements by some 100 high-level dignitaries, testifying to the importance of the Council’s mandate and of human rights within the United Nations system. ...

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. ...