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Scottishlegal - 2019-04-12 23:07

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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. ...

Iraq Ignores Reports on Torture in Mosul Jail: HRW

BAS News - 2019-04-18 16:07
ERBIL — The Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday that Iraq is leaving its reports on persisting torture in Mosul prisons with no response. In its August 2018 report on Faisaliya detention facility, Human Rights Watch interviewed Mahmoud who said he ...

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

HRW - 2019-04-18 06:21

Quote by Maria Laura Canineu, director of the Brazil office at Human Rights Watch | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-18 06:21

Iraq and Kurdish officials charge children with terrorism for alleged ISIS ties Human Rights Watch says - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-04-14 01:54

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

Haaretz - 2019-04-10 21:46

Trump, Saudi crown prince talk over phone on regional security, Iran, human rights - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-04-10 21:46

Turkey: Mass Prosecution of Lawyers | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-04-10 21:46

US Delivers Military Assistance to SDF: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-04-08 21:56
ERBIL - The US-led coalition has delivered new military convoys to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the military assistance included 700 ...

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

HRW - 2019-04-06 10:07

Faraz Firouzi Mandomi: visiting to the security detention centers in Kurdistan will be a public demand and its legal mechanism will be followed up by parties and human rights organizations

Kurdpa - 2019-04-06 06:20
Kurdpa Agency: So far, no international independent organization has not been authorized to inspect the detention of the intelligence agencies in Sanandaj. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...