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Z. Pinar Erdem | Human Rights Watch

Z. Pinar Erdem | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-05-04 01:38

Z. Pinar Erdem | Human Rights Watch - HRW

Labour Williamson tabled motion on human rights abuses in Turkey

ANF - 2019-05-25 08:04
Labour MP Chris Williamson said that in view of the appalling human rights abuses perpetrated by the Erdogan regime it's time Britain reviewed its relationship with Turkey. ...

Saturday Mothers awarded Human Rights, Peace and Democracy award

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
The Human Rights, Peace and Democracy Award organized by Istanbul Medical Chamber was given to the Saturday Mothers. ...

Database of Human Rights violators in Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-17 12:18
The Kurdistan Press Agency published names of several other human rights violators in Kurdistan ...

As the Nazi Passed Over Here

E-Kurd - 2019-05-10 14:22
Luqman Hma Salih | Exclusive to When I read “Genocide in Iraq: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds,” written by Human Rights Watch, the tears from my eyes made the pages wet after reading each chapter of the book. It is possible you would not ...

An Open Letter from Kurdish Human Rights Defenders to Amnesty International

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-10 02:01
Kurdish human rights defenders from East Kurdistan / Iran have written a letter to Kumi Naidoo, Secretary-General of Amnesty International. In this letter they express their concern about the violent and degrading treatment of Kurdish and non-Kurdish acti ...

US Counterterrorism Under the UN Spotlight | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-05-08 06:21

Turkey’s Democratic Credentials Pushed to The Limit | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-05-07 22:19

Confining Families with Alleged IS Links in Iraq “a Form of Collective Punishment”: HRW

BAS News - 2019-05-07 16:55
ERBIL — Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Iraq for the reports indicating that the country is planning to detain families with perceived affiliation to the Islamic State (IS). “The Iraqi government proposal to confine alleged families of ISIS membe ...

Greens MP: Isolation is a human rights violation

ANF - 2019-05-06 15:48
Berivan Aymaz from Germany’s Greens said they as a party are concerned that there are thousands of people on hunger strikes and stressed that isolation is a human rights violation. ...

Colombian human rights defender escaped murder attempt

ANF - 2019-05-05 16:05
Human rights defender Francia Marquez has escaped an attempt to murder her on Saturday. ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-04-30 18:49
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The number of prisoners who have joined a hunger strike to press Turkish authorities to end the isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has increased to close to 3,000, a human rights group said Tuesday. Human Righ ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

FOX News - 2019-04-30 16:23
A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Four Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Taken Back to Rajaee Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-27 02:15
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Four Kurdish religious prisoners – Anwar Khezri, Ayoub Karimi, Qasim Abasteh, and Dawood Abdollahi were unexpectedly transferred to Shapour intelligence bureau and taken back to Rajaee Shahr Prison after three days. T ...

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. ...

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. ...