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EU calls for the release of Osman Kavala

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." ...
EU calls for the release of Osman Kavala - ANF

Saturday Mothers ask for the whereabouts of the disappeared

ANF - 2019-07-06 17:18
The Saturday Mothers in Istanbul have asked for the whereabouts of six people who were abducted in February in connection with the attempted military coup in Turkey. ...

EU delegation calls for urgent release of Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-04 21:00

UNSC Calls for Implementation of Article 140

BAS News - 2019-06-30 02:07
ERBIL - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called for the implementation of article 140 from the Iraqi Constitution, reiterating support for the process. The call was made by a UNSC's delegation who met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirv ...

Training courses for the teachers of Tabqa countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-29 22:24
Tabqa – The education committee in Tabqa opened earlier this month the second training course for the preparation and rehabilitation of teachers, in order to develop the educational situation. The process of rehabilitation and preparation took place in se ...

The Opening of dialysis department in the national hospital of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-27 03:17
Tabqa- The National Hospital in Tabqa, opened the dialysis department and the provision of modern equipment and it will treat patients at a high level of accuracy. The newly opened section is important for kidney patients who have suffered long-distance t ...

Adel Abdul Mahdi handed the names of candidates for parliament

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK A MP for the Fatah Alliance Haneen Qado, on Sunday, that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sent the names of the candidates of the four remaining ministries to the presidency of the House of Representatives, on Monday’s meeting will continue all ...

A literacy course for the children Meza’at Yarub Camp

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Raqqa – The Euphrates Development Organization, in collaboration with the Education Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa, started implementing a literacy course for the children of the random camps in the western countryside of Raqqa. Children of rando ...

"ISIS members should be tried where they committed crimes"

ANF - 2019-06-22 15:30
The co-chair of the Judicial Council of North and East Syria Autonomous Administration, Imad al-Karaf, calls for the establishment of an international tribunal for the trial of ISIS jihadists. ...

Video; Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Who Lived with Boko Haram

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-21 20:58
In late 2018 Crisis Group’s Senior Analyst for Gender Azadeh Moaveni went to north-east Nigeria, which has been the epicenter of the fight between Boko Haram and the Nigerian military, to explore how effectively women formerly associated with the group h ...

Baneh Pajin Association reacted to the killing of horses on the borders of Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-21 11:24
Kurdpa Agency: the Baneh Pajin Association calls for taking legal action against those who are killing the horses of tradesmen in Kurdistan. ...

Sinn Féin: Introduce marriage equality in the North of Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-21 09:48
The blockade by a minority of political parties on equality for the LGBT community here is not sustainable, Leas Uachtarán Shinn Féin Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

19. June 2019 – Remembrance Day for the Victims of Flight and Expulsion

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-06-20 23:20

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. ...

Pope Calls for Restraint after Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-16 16:39
ERBIL — Pope Francis has called for de-escalation of the situation in the Middle East after the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised tensions between Iran and the US. “I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the ...

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 ...

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. ...

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

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 ...