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

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

HRW - 2019-05-07 22:19

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

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-06-05 01:01
This report on the situation of human rights in May 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this report due t ...

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-04 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hiwa Mosazadeh, a prisoner from Piranshahr, who had sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike since Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in protest to his transfer from the Open Prisoners’ Section of Naghadeh Prison to the quarantin ...

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. ...

Wikipedia takes Turkey’s ban to the ECHR

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Wikipedia appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Turkey banning access to the online encyclopedia two years ago. ...

Transferring a labor activist to the quarantine of Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 06:02
Kurdpa Agency: A labor activist was transferred from the Sanandaj Ettelaat Detention Center to the central prison of this city. ...

Amazing Bakers Who Brings Garden to the Table

Waar Media - 2019-05-09 15:06
WAAR_DUHOK The post Amazing Bakers Who Brings Garden to the Table appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan meets lawyers for first time since 2011

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish leader of Turkey’s militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has met his lawyers for the first time in eight years, one of them said on Monday. “This is the first meeting with the lawyers since 2011. The meeting last ...

27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS handed over to the Shengal Council

ANF - 2019-05-06 11:37
27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by SDF fighters were handed over to the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council. ...

Statement to The Public Opinion:

SDF Press - 2019-05-05 21:37
On the third of this month, a forum for the clans of the region was held under the auspices of MSD, under the slogan (Syrian tribes protect Syrian society and its social contract) due to the big participation of tribes and important messages by tribal lea ...

Security Forces Attempted to Arrest a Kurdish Activist in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-04 02:01
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kermanshah Security Polices visited the house of Shahriar Tahmasebi’s mother to arrest this Kurdish activist and transfer him to prison to serve his two years imprisonment sentence, but he was not at home. The officers ...

Turkey’s claims of PKK demise exaggerated

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
Late last month, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported that a Turkish airstrike had seriously wounded veteran Kurdish fighter Rıza Altun. Altun is a member of the executive council of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella organisation that ...

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV

Reuters - 2019-05-02 20:54
Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detained on terrorism charges after the 2016 attempted coup, broadcaster NTV said. ...

Turkey’s strategy for dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis is an example to Europe | News | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-05-02 13:58

Iraq’s oil exports rose to 3.466 million bpd in April: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 20:31
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s oil exports rose to 3.466 million barrels per day (bpd) in April from 3.377 million bpd the previous month, a statement from the oil ministry said. Exports from the southern Basra oilfields rose to 3.354 million bpd from 3.254 million bp ...

Turkey has a long way to go to ensure children's rights

ANF - 2019-04-23 08:42
According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) the employment participation rate for children in 2018 was 21,1%. ...

Turkey angered by Macron’s meeting with Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 09:18
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Turkey’s foreign ministry. Macron assured the Kurdish envoys of French su ...

Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council on Thursday upheld a ban on candidates from a pro-Kurdish party taking office after they won local elections, state news agency Anadolu reported. The council, known by its Turkish initials YSK, last week decide ...

“Farhad Salehi”director general and “Salam Paveh” secretary of the analytical press center was summoned to the Paveh County Public Prosecutor’s Office.

Roji Kurd - 2019-04-15 00:01
“Salam Paveh” the secretary of the intelligence news agency has been informed by telephone that he needs to introduce some details to the Paveh prosecutor’s office. Due to the summons of the director of the analytical news portal “Salam Paveh” no precise ...

Summoning the Managing Editor of the analytical news agency "Salam Paveh" to the Pave's Prosecutor

Kurdpa - 2019-04-14 13:59
Kurdpa Agency: The director and management of the analytical news agency "Salam Paveh" were summoned to the Pave Public Prosecutor's Office. ...

Summoning a 61-year-old citizen to the Bukan's Ettelaat

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Bukan was summoned to the Ettelaat Bureau of this city and interrogated. ...