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Amnesty International accused by Kurdish activists of hypocrisy

Amnesty International accused by Kurdish activists of hypocrisy

ANF - 2019-04-28 07:42
Are Amnesty human rights defenders, or are they human rights abusers? asked Kurdish activists when the organisation called the police to remove their peaceful action. ...
Amnesty International accused by Kurdish activists of hypocrisy - ANF

Kurdish asylum seekers protest by hunger strike because of violation of their rights by Croatia

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-23 14:23
kmmk A Kurdish refugee went on hunger strike. following a protest by a group of Kurdish asylum seekers at the Zagreb Campus in the Croatian capital regarding the treatment and considering refugees dossier Shokoh Karimi is a Kurdish refugee who has been on ...

Women of TJK-E called on people to join rally in Brussels today

ANF - 2019-05-22 08:38
The women organisation TJK-E and other Kurdish organisations called on people to join rally in Brussels today. ...

Activists protested Amnesty International in Catalonia

ANF - 2019-05-14 11:51
Azadi Plataforma protested the decision by Amnesty International in London to call the police to force out of its premised Kurdish activists. ...

Surrounded prisoners’ families hold sit-in

ANF - 2019-05-08 13:47
Mothers of prisoners who were to hold a demonstration in the Kosuyolu Park to draw attention to the hunger strikes started a sit-in when the police surrounded them at the Batikent Crossing. ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in attacks by Kurdish militants, Turkey says

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the Turkish defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases. ...

Menschenunwürdige Behandlung durch Amnesty International

ANF - 2019-05-02 01:00
Nach der gewaltsamen Räumung einer Protestaktion kurdischer Aktivist*innen in der Londoner Zentrale von Amnesty International berichten die Betroffenen über die menschenunwürdige Behandlung durch die Menschenrechtsorganisation. ...

Civil disobedience in Amnesty International Switzerland

ANF - 2019-04-30 18:00
Kurdish youth and mothers launched a sit-in at the Amnesty International Switzerland chapter to draw attention to the hunger strikes. ...

Amnesty’s own staffer accuses group of ‘shameful’ suppression of protesters

UN Watch - 2019-04-29 10:00
In a rare move, an Amnesty International campaigner is now accusing his own organization of ‘pretend[ing] to defend the right to protest’ even as it called in the police for what he called a ‘shameful’ and ‘violent attack’ to ‘suppress protesters’ at the ...

Activists detained at Amnesty International protest released

ANF - 2019-04-28 17:55
Activists detained during protest against isolation at the Amnesty International building in London were released. An investigation was launched against them. ...

British police attacked Kurdish activists at Amnesty International protest for Ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-27 16:06
LONDON,— Kurdish activists Nahide Zengin and Mehmet Sait Yılmaz, who have been on hunger strike for 44 days indefinitely, were attacked by the British police on Saturday. British police attacked the activists carrying out a civil disobedience action in t ...

Sit-in in front of Amnesty International in Paris

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
Young Kurds in Paris organised a sit-in at the office of Amnesty International. ...

Villages Partially Evacuated as Turkey Bombs Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-04-26 13:10
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again bombed the border areas of Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province, causing part of the residents to escape their homes. Turkey often carries out ground and aerial operations on the border with Kurdistan, allegedly targetin ...

KCDK-E called to support action in London

ANF - 2019-04-26 09:27
The democratic Kurdish Society Congress (KCDK-E) called on everyone to support the civil disobedience actions in London. ...

Day 2 in civil disobedience at Amnesty International office

ANF - 2019-04-25 17:56
The civil disobedience action started at the Amnesty International office on Wednesday continues for the second day. ...

Trump called for plan to remove all US diplomats from Turkey in frustration over detention of American pastor - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-25 12:57

Kurdish activists in Strasbourg reached day 130

ANF - 2019-04-25 07:48
The 14 Kurdish activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg have reached day 130 of their fast. ...

Civil disobedience at Amnesty International offices in London

ANF - 2019-04-24 14:36
Kurds and allies held a civil disobedience action in the Amnesty International offices in London to draw attention to the hunger strikes ...

Kurdish Woman Killed in Norway by ex-Spouse

BAS News - 2019-04-02 12:06
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish woman was killed by her ex-husband earlier this week in Strommen, east of Oslo, Norway. Soheyla Gogani was found stabbed to death in her apartment by the police who later arrested the suspect. Gogani, according to Hangaw Organi ...

Summons and Arrest of Several Kurdish Civilians Following the Newroz Ceremony

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-31 03:02
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Following the celebration of Newroz (Nowruz) in various cities and villages in Kurdistan, several Kurdish civilians were summoned and arrested by the Intelligent Office. According to the information obtained by KHRN, ...