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Millenary site destroyed for a 50-year lasting dam

ANF - 2019-07-22 10:47
Mehmet Uçar, spokesperson for the Culture and Arts Commission of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul Province Organization, wrote a play called ‘For Hasankeyf için' to create awareness about the imminent destruction of this historical site. ...

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

Europa - 2019-07-15 12:34

SIt-in for ill prisoners in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-07-13 19:35
Human Rights Association (IHD) Istanbul Branch Prison Commission held its 381st F sit-in in front of the branch building despite the police blockade. ...

LIVE: Parliament confirms Masrour Barzani as new KRG prime minister

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 11:33
Parliament and the KRG Integrity Commission have reviewed the nominations ...

EU leaders back Merkel ally Ursula von der Leyen to be EU Commission president

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 20:09

Meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Directorate and Board of Reform and Coalition Forces was held

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 15:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 2, 2019, at the Reform Directorate’s HQ, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Ministry of Peshmerga, supervised a meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, consultants to the Coalition Forces and the Directorate and Bo ...

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head - Welt

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 10:46

UNESCO develops a handbook for the protection of journalists in field

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
BAGHDAD (UNESCO) — UNESCO, in partnership with the Iraqi Communication and Media Commission (CMC), and Ministry of Interior (MoI), organized the first roundtable with the media outlets directors, on preparing the handbook to organize the relationship bet ...

IHD: We will keep seeking justice for Roboski

ANF - 2019-06-29 08:51
The Human Rights Association (IHD) Truth and Justice Commission, Istanbul Branch, issued a written statement to mark the 90th month since the death of 34 Kurds in Roboski. ...

Saudi Human Rights Commission slams ‘biased’ UN report on Khashoggi case | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-06-23 08:15

Minister of Peshmerga supervised meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Coalition partners and Peshmerga Board of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-20 01:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 18, 2019, Karim Sinjar (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised a meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Coalition partners, and the Peshmerga Reform Board. The meeting wa ...

Testimony before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-06-18 11:46

Iraqi Electoral Commission sets 20 April next date for provincial council elections

Kurdiu - 2019-06-18 03:29

Iraq's IHEC Sets Provincial Elections for April, 2020

BAS News - 2019-06-17 22:08
ERBIL - Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) announced on Monday that it has set the provincial elections for April 20, 2020. The election has been delayed for about two years due to certain political and security concerns. Meanwhile, Rzga ...

Iraq's electoral commission postpones local elections until April 2020

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-17 22:04

Peshmerga Deputy Minister holds preparatory meeting about reform, preceding the meeting with the Ministry’s High Commission

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-17 13:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 16, 2019, Serbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, held a preparatory meeting with the Board of Reform before the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meeting. Notably attending the meeting were Lieuten ...

UN members visit Amed Metropolitan Municipality

ANF - 2019-06-12 13:57
UN Inter-Parliamentary Union Commission members visited the Amed Metropolitan Municipality. ...

Why A New Commission Could Undercut The U.S.'s Human Rights Efforts

Forbes - 2019-06-12 00:49

Commission Report Underlines Turkey’s Crisis With West | Balkan Insight

Balkaninsight - 2019-06-07 10:11

Iraq's human rights commission submits urgent appeal to Baghdad to address fires in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-05 06:01

Commission: Turkey has continued to move away from the EU –

Euractiv - 2019-05-31 02:55

Turkey’s EU bid slips further away, European Commission says - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-30 22:18

EU Commission says concerned for electoral process in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-30 12:10

EU issues report on Turkey: Regression in all areas

ANF - 2019-05-29 16:11
The European Commission issued the Turkey progress report. Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn said they don’t foresee any chapters to be opened with Turkey. ...

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Key findings of the 2019 Report on Turkey

Europa - 2019-05-29 15:14

Next EU Commission president could be from a Liberal or Green party, academic says [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-27 15:02

Kurdish culture and language in Switzerland

ANF - 2019-05-25 11:32
A night to know Kurdish culture and literature was organised in the city of Solothurn by the Culture and Youth Commission at the Democratic Kurdish Community Center. ...

Kurdistan rights commission calls for suspension of acting Kirkuk governor amid 'Arabization' policy

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-23 19:04

HDP: There is barbarism in Halfeti

ANF - 2019-05-21 15:21
HDP’s Law and Human Rights Commission Spokesperson Ayse Acar Basaran pointed out that the people have been barbarically tortured in Halfeti. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission conduct its periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-21 13:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 20, 2019, Karim Sinjari, KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga, supervised the periodic meeting of the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Defense Commission in Erbil. The meeting was attended by Sa ...

Candidates spar for European Commission president job - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-16 07:57

Iraqi human rights commission files lawsuit against Kirkuk council for inaction

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-11 16:51

European Commission vice president calls on Erdoğan to respect local election results - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-05-09 20:08

Prisoners on hunger strike placed in solitary confinement

ANF - 2019-05-04 15:00
IHD Istanbul Chapter Executive Council Member and OHD Istanbul Chapter Prisons Commission Member Lawyer Firat Vural said prisoners on hunger strikes are being issued solitary confinement penalties without any investigations. ...

World Press Freedom Day: MEPs look to next European Commission to protect integrity and safety of journalists

Theparliamentmagazine - 2019-05-04 01:38

US: Ben Stiller urges Congress to aid Syrian refugees

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. actor Ben Stiller testified before Congress on Wednesday, calling for Washington to continue providing financial support to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for Syrian relief efforts. “Eight years into the crisis, we must not l ...

Integrity Commission seizes half a million dollars from home of ex-Iraqi official’s relative in Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-30 22:28

Fire Engulfs IHEC Warehouse in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-30 18:04
ERBIL - A fire incident has been reported from the Iraqi High Electoral Commission's (IHEC) warehouse Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil. The cause of the fire, which engulfed the warehouse on Tuesday evening, is not known yet with firefighters bringing th ...

WATCH: Fire erupts at Iraqi electoral commission's warehouse in Erbil

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-30 17:29

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meets with Directorate of Reform and Coalition partners

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-29 11:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission, consisting of Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-S ...

Egyptian voters back constitutional changes in referendum: election commission

Gulan Media - 2019-04-23 23:38

Turkey’s electoral commission keeps public guessing over Istanbul result

Al Monitor - 2019-04-23 22:11

Nearly $64 million embezzled from Nineveh’s coffers: commission

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
Provincial council wants the money released to fund reconstruction projects ...

Officials in Iraq’s Nineveh province stole $60 million: commission

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
MOSUL,— The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has revealed that nearly $60 million of public money was stolen by officials in Nineveh province who were close to former governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan. The Commission said in a statement on Monday that offic ...

Integrity Board Reveals Corruption Probes against Former Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:57
ERBIL - Iraq's Commission of Integrity has revealed a grave case of corruption made by the former Nineveh Governor Nawfal Hamadi, saying that millions of dollars went missing during his administration. According to a statement by the commission, over 60$ ...

Police opens fire on human rights defenders in Ankara

ANF - 2019-04-22 14:32
Turkish police attacked lawyers from the hunger strike commission and human rights defenders in Ankara, using weapons and pepper spray and detaining several people. ...

Property commission to return two properties to refugee - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-04-18 06:21

Intel: Turkey’s future hinges on electoral commission's decision on Istanbul rerun

Al Monitor - 2019-04-17 02:13

U.S. Rights Commission says Kurdish leader Demirtaş a prisoner of conscience | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-16 22:16

‘Brexit is not future of European Union’: EU’s Juncker

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK “Brexit is not the future of the European Union” and cannot pose as an obstacle before EU’s progress, the head of European Commission said on Thursday. “Brexit cannot hinder our progress and it will not. The trade agreements and relations with ...

Iraq, Syria Working on Joint Railway Project with Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK The issue came up for discussion in a meeting of the Iraqi-Syrian Joint Commission. Head of Iraq’s National Railway Company Taleb al-Husseini said talks have been held in that regard given the importance of Iraq’s railway network being connect ...

Corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2018: Commission of Integrity

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Commission of Integrity has found that levels of corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in 2018 compared with the previous year. The finding was included in the Commission’s annual report on corruption ...

US Congress human rights commission congratulates Demirtas on his birthday

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-10 23:48

IHD: There are 743 children with their mothers in prisons

ANF - 2019-04-09 15:46
IHD Amed Chapter Minors Commission pointed out that the Turkish state has violated international treaties and said: “There are at least 743 children with their mothers in prisons.” ...

ÖHD Prison Commission announced report on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The members of the Istanbul Branch of Jurists for Freedom (ÖHD) Prison Commission announced their report on the situation of prisoners in Marmara region on hunger strike at the Istanbul branch of the Human Rights Association (İHD). ...

No-deal Brexit would have "significant negative consequences" on EU fishing firms - Commission

Yahoo - 2019-04-06 15:50

Over 100 Iraqis in Saudi Arabia’s prison: Iraqi Human Rights Commission member

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 20:31
BAGHDAD,— There are more than 100 Iraqis in Saudi Arabia’s prisons, a member of Iraqi Human Rights Commission (IHRC) said on Thursday. Ali al-Bayati said in a statement that the Government of Iraq should investigate the issue in the framework of strength ...

More than 100 Iraqis in Saudi prisons: Iraqi Human Rights Commission member

Rûdaw - 2019-04-05 09:33
“Official figures” place the number of Iraqis in Saudi prisons at more than 100 ...

Basra Officially Calls for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-03 00:49
ERBIL - The majority of Basra Provincial Council members have voted for autonomy, head of the council revealed on Tuesday, adding that they also have sent an an official letter to PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and the Independent High Electoral Commission for supp ...

Thousands of voters travel from Istanbul to Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-30 12:31
HDP’s Mobile Voters Commission sent thousands of voters to their hometowns in Kurdistan so they can vote. ...

USCIRF Condemns Erdogan’s Threats to Change Status of Hagia Sophia | United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Uscirf - 2019-03-28 21:07

Iraqi government suspends calls to and from Korek Telecom

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 11:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Iraqi government has suspended all calls to and from Barzani-owned Korek Telecom for violating government instructions. The Iraqi Communications and Media Commission issued an order dated March 20, 2019 informi ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make a Somber Visit to the New Zealand High Commission

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 15:24

Col. Richard Kemp addresses UN Gaza Commission at UNHRC

UN Watch - 2019-03-20 00:59
Testimony delivered before the UN Human Rights Council by Col. Richard Kemp on behalf of United Nations Watch, Geneva, Switzerland, March 18, 2019. Mr. President, I was a British commander in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan and have extensive expe ...

Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogues with the Special Rapporteur on the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories and with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-19 01:20

Sinjar: 76 Mass Graves of Yezidi Victims So Far Discovered

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — A total of 76 mass graves with bodies of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) brutality have so far been discovered in and around Sinjar, Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights said. Nine of the mass graves were found in the past weeks af ...

Municipality of Strasbourg supports activists on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
Deputy mayor said that the Strasbourg municipality will bring the hunger strikers’ demands to the Council of Europe Human Rights Commission. ...

Brexit extension beyond May means UK participation in EU elections: Commission

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 17:50

Commission reviews relations with China, proposes 10 actions - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-03-15 17:33

Chairman of Iraq’s Integrity Commission dies in car accident in Duhok

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-15 08:09

Over 4,700 Bodies So Far Discovered in Mosul: Commission

BAS News - 2019-03-07 22:57
ERBIL - A total of 4,720 bodies have so far been discovered in the Iraqi city of Mosul which was the capital of the Islamic State (IS) for three years, Iraqi High Commission For Human Rights revealed in a statement on Thursday. The commission explained t ...

Report of the independent international commission of inquiry on the protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (A/HRC/40/74) (Advance Edited Version) - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-02-28 22:52

Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (A/HRC/40/70) (Advance Edited Version) - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-02-28 22:52

Backstop in Focus at May-Juncker Meeting

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May said she stressed the need for “legally binding changes” during her meeting Wednesday with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to ensure the contentious Irish backstop would not be indefinite. F ...

Winning Back Trust in Nigeria’s Rescheduled Elections

International Crisis Group - 2019-02-19 20:23
Only hours before polls were to open, Nigeria’s electoral commission postponed elections scheduled for 16 February by one week. In thisA, Crisis Group’s Nigeria expert Nnamdi Obasi says the commission and other authorities must act now to win back trust ...

Human Rights Commission Warns about Conditions in Iraqi prisons

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — The Human Rights Commission of Iraq has warned about the deteriorating conditions in prisons across the country, saying that the situation is even turning worse. Hemin Bajalan, head of the commission, said in a statement that prisoners across Ira ...

Nigeria presidential election postponed to February 23: electoral commission chairman

Yahoo - 2019-02-16 09:33

Saudi Arabia ‘Regrets’ its Inclusion on EU Blacklist

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia on Thursday voiced its “regret” over its inclusion on the EU’s revised list of countries considered to be “high risk” in terms of terrorism financing and money laundering. “Saudi Arabia notes with regret the European Commission’s ...

EU Adds Saudi Arabia to ‘Dirty Money’ Blacklist

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 14:02
WAAR_DUHOK The European Commission on Wednesday added Saudi Arabia to a blacklist of countries that pose a threat due to failing to crack down on money-laundering and terrorist financing. “The aim of this list is to protect the EU financial system by bet ...

EU is waiting to hear PM May's Brexit plan - Commission

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 07:26

Hunger Strike Monitoring Commission talked to press

ANF - 2019-02-08 17:12
A press conference was held in Istanbul by the Hunger Strike Monitoring Commission that underlined problems experienced by prisoners. ...

Commission hears Turkish speaking 'content reviewer' was sacked for calling Kurd colleague a 'terrorist' |

Breakingnews - 2019-02-01 12:11

Plan for Germany to stop burning coal by 2038

Waar Media - 2019-01-27 13:22
WAAR_DUHOK A government-appointed panel on Saturday recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb climate change. The so-called Coal Commission reached agreement in the early hours of ...

The defense commission is verifying the situation of both centers of self-defense in Til Tamer and Amuda.

SDF Press - 2019-01-22 02:59
Alya Al-Ahmad, the co-chair of self-defense in Al-Jazeera district, verified both Amuda and Til-Tamer self-defense centers to check the mechanism of the work of the 34th self-defense forces round. Nargiz Yousuf, the co-chair of the general administration ...

Training course for Al-Tabqa town.

SDF Press - 2019-01-22 02:59
Al-Tabqa_ the education commission started a training course for male-female teachers who didn’t join the training that was conducted by the committee in 2018. However, 230 teachers are receiving lessons of teaching curriculum and the mechanism of dealing ...

New Initiative for Gun Control in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-01-20 14:31
ERBIL — The Independent Human Rights Commission of Kurdistan Region has announced a new initiative to end the widespread unlicensed guns in the hands of people. The commission wrote in a statement that the time has come to take serious steps with the hel ...

EU urges UK to ‘clarify intentions’ on Brexit deal

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 14:28
The European Commission president on Tuesday urged the U.K. to “clarify its intentions” on Brexit deal as soon as possible and said the “time is almost up”. “The risk of a disorderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom has increased with this evening’s vote ...

The general Administration of Self-defense duty is meeting commons leaders

SDF Press - 2019-01-15 20:34
Al-Hasakah_ the general administration of the self-defense duty in Al-Jazeera district held a meeting with its association leaders in cities in the defense commission headquarter in Al-Qamishli. However, Nargiz Yousuf and Mazlum Sadun, the co-chair of the ...

Al-Hasaka Teachers join the self-defense duty

SDF Press - 2019-01-15 20:34
Al-Hasakah_ today- on Tuesday, many teachers of education associations, in Al-Hasaka, joined self-defense duty. However, the education commission sent a list of teachers name that have to join the self-defense duty, taking into consideration the healthy a ...

11 summaries of proceedings for 4 HDP MPs

ANF - 2019-01-15 16:08
11 new summaries of proceedings on 4 HDP MPs have been submitted to the Parliamentary Constitution and Justice Commission. ...

Tunisia ‘truth commission’ calls for govt to back courts judging torturers | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-15 11:29

Donald Trump Picks Neil Chatterjee To Head FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

NDTV - 2019-01-14 09:24

Guatemala to withdraw from UN anti-corruption commission | WKRC

Local12 - 2019-01-08 02:50

Pakistan reiterates call for commission of Inquiry into atrocities” in Kashmir | KashmirWatch

Kashmirwatch - 2019-01-06 14:03

Turkish administrative court rules against state of emergency commission decision | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-02 08:58

Afghan presidential polls delayed for 3 months

Waar Media - 2018-12-31 10:06
The landmark Afghan presidential elections were delayed on Sunday for at least three months amid political wrangling and proposed peace talks in the war-ravaged country. Gulajan Abdulbadi Sayaad, chairman for the Independent Election Commission, said the ...

DR Congo Elections: Reversing a Dangerous Decision

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-29 02:20
After postponing long-awaited elections, the Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission has announced a second delay in voting in some conflict-affected areas – until after a new president takes office. This decision disenfranchises 1.25 million ...

Health Commission of Ministry of Peshmerga hold their periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-25 21:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on December 23rd, 2018, the periodic meeting of the Peshmerga Ministry’s Health Commission was held. Notable attendees of the meeting included the General Director of Health Affairs, Director of Peshmerga Relati ...

Europe agrees on Clean Energy for All Europeans package

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 09:25
The European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council agreed Wednesday on the Clean Energy for All Europeans package that aims to make the electricity market more flexible and facilitate the integration of a greater share of renewable ene ...

Kurdistan Presidency sets initial $6m budget for referendum preparations: Commission

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-22 22:23

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