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Investing in people: how brands are stepping up to the refugee crisis | Ethical Corporation

Investing in people: how brands are stepping up to the refugee crisis | Ethical Corporation

Ethicalcorp - 2019-08-08 07:31

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Young people in Mardin call to resist to the trustees

ANF - 2019-09-04 11:49
Members of the HDP Mardin Youth Assembly said that the greatest pressure and attacks of the trustees are actually carried out against women and youth and called on young people to take to the streets. ...

Shehba suffers Turkey’s bombs and Syria’s embargo

ANF - 2019-08-23 19:10
People from Afrin who live in Shehba are suffering due to the Syrian regime’s embargo against the canton, and are subjected to bombings by the Turkish state and their allied gangs. ...

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry

Reuters - 2019-08-19 18:24
Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. ...

When people's demands are not listened to, violence increases

ANF - 2019-08-17 12:41
Talking about the negative effects of war and violence on society, Social Service Worker Mustafa Altintop said: "When the demands of the society are not accepted, domestic violence escalates." ...

Human shields in Serekaniye: We will resist invasion to the end

ANF - 2019-08-12 15:38
The human shield action launched in Serekaniye against the Turkish state’s threats of invasion continues on day 5. Participants say they will resist the invasion to the end. ...

Syrian regime advances in Idlib: Dozens dead

ANF - 2019-08-12 12:32
Syrian regime forces took over a strategic town in the Idlib province to the northwest of the country and are advancing towards Khan Shayhun. At least 61 people were killed in Sunday’s clashes. ...

Turkish regime's war crimes in NE Syria to be taken to the ICC

ANF - 2019-08-11 11:28
The Union of Lawyers in Raqqa is preparing to document the war crimes committed by the Erdoğan regime in northern and eastern Syria, which will be handed over to the International Criminal Court. ...

Julian Castro: Trump 'can't rise up to the challenge of leadership in these times' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-08 22:42

A clean-up campaign in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-08 20:11
Tabqa – The local administration and municipalities committee in the civil council of Tabqa in cooperation and coordination with the People’s Municipality launched on Wednesday a clean-up campaign that included the entrances to the city. The campaign star ...

Far-right violence: Berlin residents 'targeted by neo-Nazis'

BBC - 2019-08-08 03:01
Since the refugee crisis in 2016, politicians and local residents in Berlin have reported an increase in threats. ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Sends His Condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 29 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani, in a message, sent his sincere condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the passing of his brother Prince Bandar Bin ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Consul General of People’s Republic of China in Erbil Ni Ruchi. Besides his congratulations to President Barzani on his new post, Mr Ruchi reiterated his ...

Shengal genocide victims commemorated in Toronto

ANF - 2019-08-03 17:33
Victims of the Yazidi genocide perpetrated by ISIS in Shengal are remembered all around the world. ...

“The world must fulfill duties against Turkey’s attacks”

ANF - 2019-08-01 15:36
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria called on the international public to fulfill their duties against Turkey’s attacks and stressed that all efforts in the current process should focus on the democratic solution to the Syrian crisis. ...

Turkish court rules academics’ rights violated in Kurdish letter case: Anadolu

E-Kurd - 2019-07-26 23:18
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s highest court on Friday ruled the sentencing of nine academics for signing a letter in 2016 that called for an end to the conflict in the country’s southeast amounted to a violation of their rights, state-owned Anadolu agency said. Th ...

Thousands marched to the International Coalition base in Kobane

ANF - 2019-07-23 10:30
Thousands of people marched to the International Coalition base in Kobane to protest Turkish threats of invasion. ...

The People’s Municipality in Hajin town distributed water tanks to the people

SDF Press - 2019-07-21 23:07
Deira Zour – The People’s Municipality in Hajin town which is located in the countryside of Deira Zour, provided water tanks to the people of the town for free, after the submission of several complaints from the residents about the need to address the is ...

Squeezed by sanctions, Iranian Kurds seek day jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— When the car pulled up to the curb in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Erbil, a half-dozen Iranian labourers swarmed around it. Squeezed by US sanctions on Tehran, they were hunting for work across the border. Mostly Kurds themse ...

Farmers in Sanliurfa sell livestock ahead of Eid al-Adha

Rûdaw - 2019-07-14 21:27
Demand has been high in the lead up to the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice) ...