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Artsakh deserves recognition of its efforts to protect and promote human rights of its people – Armenia’s FM | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Artsakh deserves recognition of its efforts to protect and promote human rights of its people – Armenia’s FM | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Armenpress - 2019-06-26 13:46

Artsakh deserves recognition of its efforts to protect and promote human rights of its people – Armenia’s FM | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency - Armenpress

Kurdistan President Congratulates Iraqis on Recognition of Babylon as World Heritage Site

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated “the people of Iraq” on the recognition of Iraq’s ancient city of Babylon as a UNESCO’s world heritage site. “The inclusion of Babylon on the World Heritage List by UNESCO is a demonstrat ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

Syrian Kurds sign agreement with UN to end, prevent use of child soldiers

E-Kurd - 2019-07-02 14:29
GENEVA,—The United Nations has signed an agreement with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to end and prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers by the US-backed group, the United Nations said on Monday. Special Representative of the U ...

SDF and UN signed Action Plan to end recruitment of under 18

ANF - 2019-07-02 08:43
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children under the age of 18. ...

Bashur Self Defense Forces: Our purpose is to protect our people

ANF - 2019-07-01 13:52
Bashure Kurdistan Self Defense Forces: As a group of young people from Behdinan and Bradost, we organized ourselves to stand against the attacks against our region and to defeat the invasion. Our purpose is to protect our people and their gains. ...

The Health Committee make checking tours to pharmacies and health centers in Raqqa eastern countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-29 22:24
Raqqa – The Health Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa continues its tour on pharmacies and health centers in Raqqa city and its countryside to monitor the prices of medicines and to check the licenses of pharmacies. During the tour, several pharmacie ...

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. ...

Silos of Al-Rafiqah opens its doors to receive wheat

SDF Press - 2019-06-23 22:17
Raqqa The Economy Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa opened the center of Al-Rafiqah silos in Raqqa city to receive and buy grain from farmers in order to facilitate farmers’ affairs and reduce wages. The center of Al-Rafiqah silos is the first place ...

Mass Grave of Kuwaiti People Discovered in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - A mass grave of Kuwaiti people has been discovered in Iraq which includes victims from the 1990-1991 Gulf War. Al-Jarida newspaper cited on Thursday an international committee from the Red Crescent Society in Iraq as saying that the grave include ...

France’s Macron to Visit Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-20 15:12
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed on Thursday that he plans to visit Kurdistan Region. He told Kurdistan 24 that his trip will be by the end of 2019. Macron will also visit Iraq to discuss a range of issues, most likely the post-Islamic ...

European Court of Human Rights found Turkey guilty in KCK case

ANF - 2019-06-20 12:21
The case referred to the arrest en masse of hundreds of elected politicians, activists, human rights defenders in 2009. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dont give leave of absence to security and political prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: On approaching Eid al-Fitr, authorities of the Central Prison of Urmia opposed to give leave of absence to security and political prisoners. ...

OIC Summit Condemns Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

BAS News - 2019-06-01 14:42
ERBIL — The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel, saying that any position to help the prolonged occupation of Palestine is denounced. The OIC held a summit in Mecca, ...

Kurdistan Parliament on Kirkuk Bombings: Iraq Failed to Protect its People

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament condemned the chain bombings in central Kirkuk, saying that the Iraqi government has failed to protect the people of the Kurdish province. Late on Thursday, a series of terrorist attacks rocked Kirkuk and left at least ...