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

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

Eureporter - 2019-07-10 09:03

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

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. ...

The Secretary of National Unity Party in Kurdistan Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-13 02:00
Farhad Mohammadi, a lawyer and secretary of the National Unity Party in Kurdistan, was released on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this lawyer was released from Sanandaj… ...

A Report on The Latest Situation of Three Female Prisoners in Sanandaj Correctional Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-10 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The status of two Kurdish civilians knownas Zahra Mohammadi and Iran Rahpeykar still remains uncertain as they are held by temporary arrest warrant in Sanandaj Correctional Centre… ...

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

Supchina - 2019-07-10 01:25

Continuous Deployment of Military Forces to Several Kurdish Cities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-09 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Islamic Republic of Iran Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has turned the Kurdish cities such as “Kosalan” and “Shaho” in the Saravabad, Paweh and Kamyaran into a military… ...

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. ...

The Wikimedia Foundation Asks The European Court Of Human Rights To Rule Against Turkey's Two-Year Block Of All Wikipedia Versions | Techdirt

Techdirt - 2019-06-22 22:41

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. ...

ECHR demands defense from Ankara for HDP MPs

ANF - 2019-06-19 16:39
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) demanded a defense from Ankara for the 4 HDP MPs whose mandates had been revoked. ...

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 ...