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Turkey needs to put an end to arbitrariness in the judiciary and to protect human rights defenders - View

Turkey needs to put an end to arbitrariness in the judiciary and to protect human rights defenders - View

COE - 2019-07-09 02:16

Turkey needs to put an end to arbitrariness in the judiciary and to protect human rights defenders - View - COE

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

Turkey should protect human rights defenders and end judicial arbitrariness - Newsroom

COE - 2019-07-09 02:16

TEV-DEM’s Xelil: Turkey wants to avenge ISIS

ANF - 2019-07-08 21:45
TEV-DEM executive Aldar Xelîl stated that Turkey posed an obstacle to the exposure of the true face of ISIS. “Threatening us, Turkey wants to avenge ISIS,” said the Kurdish politician. ...

If the world really wants to defeat ISIS, it needs to listen to North East Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-07-06 08:28
The organizers of the International Forum on ISIS hope to shed light on the next steps against the resurgent terror group in northeast Syria The post If the world really wants to defeat ISIS, it needs to listen to North East Syria appeared first on The D ...

Clans Council: An invading state shouldn't be in the "safe zone"

ANF - 2019-07-05 16:38
The Qamishlo Canton Clans Council members protested the Turkish state’s attempts to form a “safe zone” in Northern and Eastern Syria and said, “Turkey is an invading state. An invading state shouldn’t take part in the ‘safe zone’.” ...

Iraq and Oman Sign MoU to Boost Oil Cooperation

BAS News - 2019-07-04 16:29
ERBIL — The governments of Iraq and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding to establish close cooperation in the oil and gas sector, Iraqi oil ministry said on Thursday. According to the MoU, the two states will take into consideration the building of ...

“Turkey wants to destroy the Democratic Nation system”

ANF - 2019-07-04 16:05
The people of Dirbesiye said they don’t accept the “safe zone” Turkey wants to set up in Northern and Eastern Syria and that Turkey wants to destroy the Democratic Nation system with this attempt. ...

New border crossing could connect Turkey directly to Iraq’s Mosul

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 14:50
"Turkey wants to open up to the south [of Iraq] ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

14 children returned to the Netherlands and France

ANF - 2019-06-10 14:27
The Autonomous Administration returned 14 Dutch and French national children to the Netherlands and France. ...