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

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

HRW - 2019-03-25 18:45

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

Turkish Local Polls: Voting Ends In All Provinces

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 19:33
WAAR_DUHOK The voting ended for local elections in all 81 provinces across Turkey at 5 p.m. local time (1400GMT) on Sunday. According to the Supreme Election Council (YSK) decision, voting started in 32 provinces at 7 a.m. local time (0400GMT) and ended ...

Die Linke calls on Merkel government to “take action” on Turkey

ANF - 2019-03-30 13:27
20 MPs from Germany’s Die Linke called on the Federal government and said, “As the leading country in the Council of Europe, ensure the implementation of the rule of law in Turkish prisons and save lives of hunger strikers.” ...

A Dozen Killed, Wounded in Airstrikes on Iranian Weapons Depots in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-28 18:03
ERBIL - Airstrikes targeting Iranian arms depots in Syria took place overnight on Wednesday resulting in the killing or wounding of 12 people, a monitoring group said on Thursday. Israel was said to have carried out the air raids which targeted the Irani ...

Aleppo: 12 Civilians Killed, Injured in Landmine Blast

BAS News - 2019-03-27 22:41
ERBIL - A dozen of civilians were either killed or wounded on Wednesday due to the explosion of a landmine in the Syrian city of Aleppo. According to a report by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the incident took place in the town of Jbein, Tal Rifa'a ...

Britain urged to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia after killing of journalist |

Breakingnews - 2019-03-25 12:59

Lionel Messi News: Morocco Want An Explanation About Why Messi Won’t Play Against them

Waar Media - 2019-03-25 11:53
WAAR_DUHOK Lionel Messi has been ruled out from the friendly against Morocco on Tuesday due to an injury. The Moroccan Football Federation are frustrated and asked for an explanation in an official statement. Argentina‘s woes continued as they succumbed ...

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

Col. Richard Kemp addresses UN Gaza Commission at UNHRC

UN Watch - 2019-03-20 00:59
Testimony delivered before the UN Human Rights Council by Col. Richard Kemp on behalf of United Nations Watch, Geneva, Switzerland, March 18, 2019. Mr. President, I was a British commander in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan and have extensive expe ...

Labour Activist Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-19 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Eqbal Shabani, a labour activist and inspector of the Sanandaj Bakery Association, was temporarily released on a bail of 100 million Tomans from Sanandaj Central Prison. He was arrested by security forces on February ...

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

HRW - 2019-03-19 01:20

Türkiye on yıldan sonra ilk defa resesyona girdi | Türkei rutscht das erste Mal seit 10 Jahren in die Rezession

WDR - 2019-03-17 16:47
Türkiye on yıl sonra ilk defa resesyona girdi. Çeyrek bazında üst üste iki çeyrek daralan Türkiye ekonomisi 2009'dan bu yana ilk kez 'teknik resesyon' sürecine girmiş oldu. Bu durum yerel seçimlere sayılı günler kala Cumhurbaşkanı Erdoğan'a bir darbe. | D ...

KDP Keen on Electing Kurdistan President

BAS News - 2019-03-14 14:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is determined to reach an agreement with other political factions at the legislative on an amendment to the presidency law and electing a new president. The KDP, which emerged victorious in the 2018’s parliamentar ...

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

HRW - 2019-03-13 00:06

Arms sales to Middle East have increased dramatically, new research shows | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-03-11 11:48

Germany tightens travel advice on Turkey

Reuters - 2019-03-10 06:14
Germany changed its travel advice for visitors to Turkey on Saturday, warning its citizens that they risked arrest for expressing opinions that would be tolerated at home but may not be by Turkish authorities. ...

Erdoğan gov’t fails to cancel UN Human Rights Council event on Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-03-08 06:50

KRG Refutes HRW Report on Detention, Torture of Suspected IS Children

BAS News - 2019-03-07 14:22
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has denied a recent report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) which accuses Kurdish security forces of arresting children on suspicion of Islamic State (IS) affiliation, and torturing them to elicit informatio ...

Rescued Yazidis on their way to Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-07 14:08
Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs are on their way to Shengal. ...