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UN concerned over human rights situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir

UN concerned over human rights situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir

Globalvillagespace - 2019-08-11 03:15

UN concerned over human rights situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir - Globalvillagespace

British-Iranian Kurdish academic Kameel Ahmady arrested in Tehran

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 10:52
TEHRAN,— Kameel Ahmady, a British-Kurdish academic originally from the city of Mahabad in Iranian Kurdistan was arrested on Sunday in Tehran, according to his wife and human rights activists. Ahmady, a British-Iranian dual national and social anthropolog ...

France Clashes With UN Human Rights Expert Over ISIS Suspects' Trials in Iraq

Cnsnews - 2019-08-15 01:11

Human shield action in Serekaniye on day 6

ANF - 2019-08-13 18:41
The human shield action launched in Serekaniye against Turkey’s threats of invasion continues on day 6. ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in July 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-08-12 02:51
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in July 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 ...

HDP MPs Günay and Paylan to visit Latin America

ANF - 2019-08-10 09:53
HDP representatives will hold meetings and attend conferences in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, and Chile to inform the people of the situation in Turkey and the work they do in defense of human rights and ethnic minorities in the country. ...

Another Kurdish Activist Arrested in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-09 02:00
Another Kurdish civilian, “Mohammad Khateri” from the village of “Shahini”, has been detained by security forces affiliated with the Intelligence Office following recent arrests of Kurdish activists in Kamyaran. “This afternoon, Security… The post Anothe ...

More Kurdish Activists Detained in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-08 02:00
Six more people were detained by security forces affiliated with the Intelligence Office following recent arrests of Kurdish activists in Kamyaran this morning. Yesterday, Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) released news of… The post More Kurdish Acti ...

A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-07 02:00
Borhan Kamangar, a Kurdish civilian from Kamyaran, was arrested by security forces yesterday at his workplace and transferred to an unknown location. He is a member of the “Coral” band as well… The post A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Kamyaran appeared fi ...

Urgent call from Dr. Medya: End the embargo against Maxmur

ANF - 2019-08-05 14:29
Dr. Medya Almani protested the embargo against Mexmur and said, “Politics must not interfere with health. We are calling on the UN and international human rights organizations to fulfill their duty in ending the embargo.” ...

Concerns Over the Fate of Hossein Kamangar

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-05 02:00
There are serious concerns about the fate of of Hossein Kamangar who has been on hunger strike for the past 18 days during which no information has been received about his fate.… The post Concerns Over the Fate of Hossein Kamangar appeared first on KHRN. ...

Further Arrests in Kurdistan: At Least 32 Civilians Arrested Over The Past 30 Days

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-25 02:00
Over the past 30 days, at least 32 civilians and activists were arrested by security forces affiliated with the Intelligence Bureau and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in various cities of… The post Further Arrests in Kurdistan: At Least 32 ...

Sunni Kurdish Prisoners on Hunger Strikes in Rajaee Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-21 02:01
A group of Sunni prisoners held in Rajaee Shahr prison Hall 36, ward 10 of the, have gone on an unlimited hunger strike in protest to their situation. Kurdistan Human Rights Network… ...

Senate introduces bill to punish Saudi Arabia over human rights abuses - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-07-18 02:14

Human Rights Association: 33 years but still a long way to go

ANF - 2019-07-17 16:11
The Human Rights Association (IHD) celebrates its 33rd anniversary. ...

Iran hangs four ethnic Kurds in Iranian Kurdistan: watchdog

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 11:53
ÛRMIYÊ, Iranian Kurdistan,— Four ethnic Kurds were hanged by Iran’s judicial authorities in Urmia Central Prison in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday. Hengaw Organization, which reports on human rights abuses in the Iranian Kurdistan, named the dec ...

PNP: No comment on UN resolution to probe human rights situation in the Philippines

Yahoo - 2019-07-14 06:26

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires | UN News

UN - 2019-07-13 12:59

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. ...