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CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović going to visit occupied Crimea

CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović going to visit occupied Crimea

Ukrinform - 2019-06-12 14:25

CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović going to visit occupied Crimea - Ukrinform

Rojava Conference at the UN human rights session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
During the 41st UN Human Rights Council Sessions, a fringe meeting was organised by the Geneva Center for Kurdish Human Rights on the latest situation in Northern Syria. ...

Panel at UN to discuss human rights in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-27 10:23
A panel called: "Human Rights in Northern Syria" is scheduled for today at the UN building in Geneva as part of the fringe meetings to the UN Human Rights Council Session. ...

Kurdistan Human Rights Warns about Increasing Child Sexual Abuse

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Board of Human Rights on Tuesday warned about the growing numbers of child sexual abuse cases across the region, calling for immediate actions by relevant authorities. Mohammed Gomashini, a spokesperson for the board of human r ...

Human Rights Council opens forty-first regular session, hears update by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-06-24 20:06

Behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights: How an Opposition Front Group Became Western Media's Go-To Monitor

Mintpressnews - 2019-06-18 11:46

Syria: Over 40 Fighters, Civilians Killed in Clashes, Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Clashes and air raids on Saturday in northwestern Syria resulted in the killing of over 40 fighters, mostly pro-regime forces, and civilians, a monitoring group said. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least ten civilians, including ...

Kiwi-Kurdish lawyer on her work in human rights and advocacy for Kurds

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 18:29
Recipient of the Harvard Satter Human Rights Fellowship, Gardi is currently collecting evidence on the Yazidi genocide ...

Iraqi Human Rights Activist Severely Injured in “Suspicious” Car Accident

BAS News - 2019-06-15 16:13
ERBIL — An Iraqi human rights activist and an advocate of women’s rights was severely injured after a car hit her while returning from a protest in Baghdad. Hana Edward is known for her decades-long advocacy for women’s rights and democracy in Iraq. She ...

Three Kurdish Porters Killed, Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - Iranian border guards have killed and wounded three Kurdish porters in the past few days, a monitoring group said on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights revealed that the Iranian forces shot a Kurdish porter, better known as Kolbers, in ...

The KMMK-G demanded the immediate and unconditional release of Zara Mohammad

Kurdpa - 2019-06-14 17:17
Kurdpa Agency: the Association for Human Rights in Kurdistan of Iran-Geneva (KMMK-G) calls on the UN Special Rapporteur for Iran to urge Iranian authorities the immediate and unconditional release of Zara Mohammad. ...

Behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights: How an opposition front group became Western media's go-to monitor | The Grayzone

Thegrayzone - 2019-06-14 09:58

Human Rights Association sent cards to women prisoners

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women from the Human Rights Association sent cards to prisoners who are recovering from the hunger strike resistance. ...

UN: 12 cases of extrajudicial executions in Colombia in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-13 09:15
A 62-page report published by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on international humanitarian law in Colombia during 2018, reveals that there have been 12 cases of extrajudicial executions. ...

Three Kurdish Porters Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Three Kurdish porters were injured in separate incidents on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on Sunda ...

Living in a clean environment: a neglected human rights concern for all of us - Human Rights Comments - Commissioner for Human Rights

COE - 2019-06-05 00:01

Writer Aslı Erdoğan: No respect for human life in Turkey

ANF - 2019-05-17 08:35
Writer Aslı Erdoğan: No respect for human life left in Turkey. ...