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Beijing says Xinjiang is ‘model of human rights protection’ - SupChina

Beijing says Xinjiang is ‘model of human rights protection’ - SupChina

Supchina - 2019-07-10 01:25

Beijing says Xinjiang is ‘model of human rights protection’ - SupChina - Supchina

China is building a global coalition of human rights violators to defend its record in Xinjiang – what is its endgame?

Theconversation - 2019-07-18 16:53

Latest Statue of Zeynab Jalalian: Deprived of Medical Treatments and Furlough

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Zeynab Jalalian a political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment who is held at Khoy prison, is deprived of the right to medical treatment and furlough. A reliable… ...

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. ...

Joint statement: ‘European Court of Human Rights fails students with disabilities’ : EU Reporter

Eureporter - 2019-07-10 09:03

Iraqi MP Warns of "Catastrophic" Conditions in Nineveh's Jails

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - An Iraqi lawmaker has expressed deep concerns about the "tragic" and "catastrophic" conditions in the Nineveh's prisons, arguing that the situation is much worse than what the Human Rights Watch’s report states. Kurdish MP Sherwan Dupirrdani said ...

Torture in Turkey: "Violence is legitimized by the state"

ANF - 2019-07-07 12:53
Human rights lawyer and activist Eren Keskin comments on the rise in torture incidents in Turkey for ANF. According to her, it is clear that the state legitimizes this violence. ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in June 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-07-07 07:22
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in June 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 repor ...

HRW Warns of Degrading Conditions for Thousands of Detainees in Iraqi Prisons

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Human Rights Watch has expressed concerns over the deteriorating conditions at the Iraqi prisons were thousands of people are held, mostly on terrorism charges. According to a detailed report by the HRW, most of the overcrowded prisons are in Nin ...

Nike Has Offered Shoes Displaying Flags of Human Rights Abusers Such As China and Turkey

Breitbart - 2019-07-04 21:00

39 Iranian Kurdish cross-border porters died in first half of 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 17:18
SNA, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 39 Kurdish cross-border porters (Kolbars) died in Iranian Kurdistan in the first half of 2019, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said on Thursday. The organization, which closely monitors developments in Iranian Kurdi ...

Destruction and Confiscation of Personal Belongings of Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-04 02:00
30 special forces of Orumiyeh Central Prison and special guard forces raided religious and political prisoners’ ward while confiscating and destroying their personal belongings, handicrafts and tools that were their only source… ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...