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Statement by Armenia FM at 41st session of UN Human Rights Council

Statement by Armenia FM at 41st session of UN Human Rights Council

NEWS - 2019-06-26 13:46

Statement by Armenia FM at 41st session of UN Human Rights Council - NEWS

Two Female Prisoners at the Risk of Imminent Execution in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-17 02:01
Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vathnkhah, two women sentenced to execution on the charge of murder, have been summoned by the execution office of the Orumiyeh Central Prison and told that their death… ...

Human Rights in Turkey discussed at UN

ANF - 2019-07-13 10:50
The International Union for the Protection of Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) promoted a conference titles ”Prisons in Turkey, Human Rights and Torture crimes" at the United Nations (UN) building in Geneva. ...

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. ...

EU calls for the release of Osman Kavala

ANF - 2019-06-26 18:39
"Having attended the opening of the trial, the EU will continue to closely monitor this case as well as trials against journalists, members of parliament, human rights defenders, lawyers and academics with the highest level of scrutiny." ...

UN Special Rapporteur: Turkey's problem with press freedom

ANF - 2019-06-26 12:01
On 24 June 2019, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) began its 41st Session in Geneva. ...

Four IS Jihadists Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-25 23:21
ERBIL - At least four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Tuesday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. According to a report by Alghad Press, citing a statement by the Security Media Cell, the militants had used fake names while joining the ...

Northern Syria panel at UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-25 11:22
The 41st session of the Human Rights Council is taking place is Geneva. ...

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

Deployment of heavy weapons at the border of Piranshahr

Kurdpa - 2019-06-23 02:55
Kurdpa Agency: The IRGC deployed heavy weapons at the border of Piranshahr. ...

56 corpses exhumed from the cemetery of pioneers’ camp

SDF Press - 2019-06-20 23:02
Raqqa – The Initial Response Team in Raqqa city exhumed 56 corpses of civilians executed by ISIS organization during its takeover of the city. After the exhumation of the corpses at the Al-Fakheikha cemetery, the team began its work at the Pioneers Camp. ...

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. ...