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Egypt: Deported Dissidents Missing | Human Rights Watch

Egypt: Deported Dissidents Missing | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-04 12:39

Egypt: Deported Dissidents Missing | Human Rights Watch - HRW

Police opens fire on human rights defenders in Ankara

ANF - 2019-04-22 14:32
Turkish police attacked lawyers from the hunger strike commission and human rights defenders in Ankara, using weapons and pepper spray and detaining several people. ...

Human Rights Association announced its 2018 Violations of Rights

ANF - 2019-04-20 10:36
The Human Rights Association (IHD) announced its 2018 Violations of Rights Report. ...

Overlooking human rights concerns, Trump praises Egypt's Sissi as 'great president' - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-04-10 21:46

Turkey: Mass Prosecution of Lawyers | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-10 21:46

Why Independent Groups Don’t Need Government Supervision | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-06 10:07

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 ...

Global arrest system being abused against dissidents - human rights group

Timesofmalta - 2019-04-05 08:20

British Human Rights Lawyer Owen: Support the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-04 11:14
British international human rights lawyer Margaret Owen OBE has started a 5-day hunger strike in the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in London. ...

Jordan: End Child Marriage in Status Talks | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-03 08:46

Raqqa: Thousands of Residents Still Missing

BAS News - 2019-03-29 22:13
ERBIL - Thousands of residents are still missing in the Syrian city of Raqqa where was once occupied by the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in the past few years, a monitoring group said on Friday. Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said in a st ...

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 ...

Cartoonists showcase work on human rights - ucanews.com

Ucanews - 2019-03-28 21:07

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 ...

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

HRW - 2019-03-19 01:20

42 NGOs Including KHRN Demand Renewal of Mandate for Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-17 02:00
Friday 15 March 2019 TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/40/L.15 renewing the mandate of t ...

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