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KMMK: The Iranian government should release the detainees immediately.Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-01-16 08:50
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association (KMMK) e.V. condemns the illegal detention of civil activists and students in Eastern Kurdistan by The post KMMK: The Iranian government should release the detainees immediately. appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rig ...
At least 24 Kurdish civilians and activists detained across Iran, say informed sourcesKurdistan Human Rights - 2021-01-16 02:02
The security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran have detained at least 24 Kurdish civilians and political activists across the country since 9 January, informed sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights… The post At least 24 Kurdish civilians and activi ...
Advocacy Group Urges Biden to Strengthen US Role on Human Rights | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2021-01-14 21:16
U.S. rights record under Trump decried by Human Rights Watch - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2021-01-14 21:16
Kongreya Star: We have achieved many gains in 16 yearsANF - 2021-01-14 20:07
Kongreya Star calls on all women's organizations, human rights organizations to fulfil their duties to protect the rights of women who lead peace in the Middle East and the world, and who struggle for democracy and freedom. ...
Human Rights Organization Labels Artsakh Conflict Genocide Against Armenian Christians | PersecutionPersecution - 2021-01-14 16:38
HRW: la pandemia de Corona permitió a Erdogan profundizar su gobierno autoritarioKurdistan America Latina - 2021-01-14 16:38
Human Rights Watch confirmó que el presidente turco, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aprovechó la crisis de la epidemia Covid-19 para fortalecer […] ...
At least 32 persons have been arrested in the last ten daysKurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-01-14 06:29
KMMK: According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association (KMMK) e.V., at least 32 young people have been arrested by the The post At least 32 persons have been arrested in the last ten days appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...
The EU adopts a new global human rights sanctions regime | Allen & Overy LLP - JDSupraJdsupra - 2021-01-13 01:53
Gross human rights violations continue in Turkish prisons, says report - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2021-01-13 01:53
YouTube and TikTok Put Human Rights In Jeopardy in Turkey | Electronic Frontier FoundationEFF - 2021-01-13 01:53
Egypt FM: No country has ‘the right’ to criticise our human rights – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2021-01-13 01:53
Openness and the story of human progress: My long-read Q&A with Johan NorbergAEI - 2021-01-13 00:02
History has featured several societies defined by openness. From Ancient Greece, to the Abbasid Caliphate, to China’s Song Dynasty, many cultures embraced trade and innovation for a time. But these societies eventually all turned inward, closing themselve ...
Arman Tatoyan, Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Reports Bluntly About The Country’s Security Concerns - THE BLUNT POSTThebluntpost - 2021-01-11 07:28
The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in 2020Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-01-11 00:51
KMMK: This is KMMK’s yearly report 2020, on the human rights situation in eastern Kurdistan (Eastern Kurdistan deals with the The post The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in 2020 appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...
U.S. blacklists Iraqi Shiite militia leader Faleh FayyadhE-Kurd - 2021-01-09 17:22
WASHINGTON,— The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on an Iraqi militia leader and former national security adviser, connecting him to human rights abuses during the 2019 anti-government demonstrations in which hundreds of protesters were killed. T ...
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch Cover-up Ethnic Cleansing - The Armenian Mirror-SpectatorMirrorspectator - 2021-01-09 02:35
US sanctions Falih al-Fayyadh for 'connection to serious human rights abuse' in Iraq protestsRûdaw - 2021-01-08 18:18
Strip search and visit ban imposed on detained Boğaziçi studentsANF - 2021-01-06 13:52
HDP Deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu said that the detained students from Boğaziçi University were strip searched. Human Rights Association (IHD) co-chair Eren Keskin revealed that she was deterred from meeting with the protesting students. ...
Two Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to ImprisonmentKurdistan Human Rights - 2021-01-06 02:00
In recent days, two Kurdish Civilians named Safar Nouri and Farhad Nouri were sentenced to one year in prison each by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals, a reliable source told the Kurdistan human… The post Two Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment appea ...
A Kurdish refuge family in Turkey faced being deported to Iran.Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-01-04 21:50
KMMK:Fateme Ibrahimi, a 32-year-old mother of a family with her husband Payman Mala Mirzaie, 34 years old and their daughters The post A Kurdish refuge family in Turkey faced being deported to Iran. appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...
Turkish state is an enemy of human rights: Qamishlo AssemblyANF - 2021-01-04 17:31
The Qamishlo Assembly condemned the arrest of Leyla Güven and stated that the Turkish state was disregarding human rights laws. ...
674 civilians killed, 7,343 abducted in Afrin in three yearsANF - 2021-01-03 18:25
Afrin Human Rights Organization announced that 674 civilians have been murdered and 7,343 abducted in the northern Syrian city of Afrin since its occupation by the Turkish army and allied mercenaries three years ago. ...
Erdoğan promises reforms in 2021, but human rights and press freedom are tough nuts to crack | EuronewsEuronews - 2021-01-01 13:44
Turkey tops the list for number of European Court of Human Rights judgments finding violations of freedom of expression - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-12-31 22:22
Iran executed 59 ethnic Kurds, killed 59 Kurdish cross-border porters in 2020: watchdogE-Kurd - 2020-12-31 20:36
SNA, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 59 ethnic Kurds were executed in Iranian prisons in 2020, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said on Thursday. The organization, which closely monitors developments in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat), released its yearly r ...
Human Remains Discovered In 2 Suitcases Left Beside Road In DenverYahoo - 2020-12-31 03:23
European Court of Human Rights says Turkey must free Demirtas | ReutersReuters - 2020-12-31 02:46
Turkey: Release Unlawfully Jailed Opposition Politician | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2020-12-31 02:46
Turkey: Draft Law Threatens Civil Society | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2020-12-31 02:46
Human rights violations in Turkey prevailed during pandemic in 2020 - DW | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-12-31 02:46
China tops the list of human rights abusers of 2020 prepared by UN WatchOpindia - 2020-12-31 02:46
Syria attack: At least 28 killed in ambush on busBBC - 2020-12-31 01:49
A human rights monitor blamed Islamic State for the attack, saying all those killed were soldiers. ...
Yazidi women call for action for Leyla GüvenANF - 2020-12-30 18:37
Yazidi women in the Afrin canton saluted DTK Co-chair Leyla Güven, who was imprisoned in Turkey recently, and said, "Human rights organizations should act against the decision." ...
Shayla Hammel Identified As Human Remains Investigation Continues In Conejos CountyYahoo - 2020-12-30 02:16
It's Not Just ... Kamala Harris' White Suit, It's Also the Power of Human-to-Human GivingYahoo - 2020-12-30 01:57
Kurdish group urges government not to sacrifice human rights in post-Brexit deal with Turkey | Morning StarMorningstaronline - 2020-12-29 18:49
UK human rights lawyer says trade agreement with Turkey shamefulANF - 2020-12-29 13:16
In a letter to Trade Secretary Liz Truss British human rights lawyer Margaret Owen said she was shocked to learn of the deal, Britain’s first since leaving the European Union, on the anniversary of the 2011 Roboski Massacre. ...
Ottoman Empire’s genocide against Armenians should teach us about the cost of doing nothing – human rights advocate – Public Radio of ArmeniaArmradio - 2020-12-29 02:54
Shaker Behrouzi was sentenced to death againKurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-12-27 15:32
KMMK:On Saturday, Dec 26, 2020, a political prisoner Mr. Shaker Behrouzi in the Urmia city has received a second sentenced The post Shaker Behrouzi was sentenced to death again appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...
Hossein Kamangar bailed out 15 billion tomans by the courtKurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-12-27 15:32
KMMK: On Saturday, Dec 19, 2020, the revolutionary court in Sena City agreed to releases political prisoner Kamangar. Revolutionary court The post Hossein Kamangar bailed out 15 billion tomans by the court appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Associat ...
Monthly Report; At least 14 Kurdish Civilians and Activists ArrestedKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-27 02:00
According to statistics compiled by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), at least 14 Kurdish civilians and activists have been arrested in the cities of Dehgolan, Divandereh, Sanandaj, Oshnavieh, Piranshahr, Islamabad-Qarb and… The post Monthly Repo ...
European Court of Human Rights website targeted by Turkish hackersTeiss - 2020-12-24 19:54
Özgür Gündem main trial held in IstanbulANF - 2020-12-24 15:17
Human Rights Association co-chair Eren Keskin, who is tried in the main trial of Özgür Gündem newspaper, said that she would not make any further statement as she did not believe that there would be an objective trial. ...
EH Bildu: Arrest of Leyla Güven is a new attack on KurdsANF - 2020-12-24 10:52
Basque left coalition EH Bildu saw the detention of Leyla Güven has an attack on Kurds and demanded Turkey "to cease all these attacks and comply with the European convention of Human Rights and free Demirtas." ...
HRW pide la liberación inmediata de DemirtaşANF - 2020-12-24 06:06
"El gobierno turco debe actuar sin demora y no puede hacer caso omiso de esta sentencia con argumentos engañosos que no se aplican a la actual detención de Demirtaş", dijo el director para Europa y Asia Central de Human Rights Watch. ...
Erdogan slams European rights court’s ruling on jailed top Kurdish politician Selahattin DemirtasE-Kurd - 2020-12-24 02:52
ANKARA,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blasted the top European rights court’s call for Turkey to release Kurdish political leader Selahattin Demirtas after four years in jail. Erdogan said the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) i ...
Human trafficking happens everywhere, even in Central TexasYahoo - 2020-12-24 02:03
European Court of Human Rights rules Turkey must release detained Kurdish politician - JURIST - News - Legal News & CommentaryJurist - 2020-12-23 20:38
Human rights experts fear controversial bill will curb Turkish civil society | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-12-23 19:14
Europe's human rights court calls on Turkey to release DemirtasKathimerini - 2020-12-23 18:21
prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, and said the justification for his years in prison... that Turkey should immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, and said... Kurdish southeast accused the army of standing by ...
Erdogan says European court’s ruling on jailed politician ‘hypocritical’Kathimerini - 2020-12-23 18:21
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a call by the European Court of Human Rights for the release of Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas was hypocritical and only Turkish courts... by the European Court of Human Rights for the releas ...
PACE rapporteurs urge Turkey to release DemirtaşANF - 2020-12-23 17:33
Selahattin Demirtaş must be released now, said PACE rapporteurs and urged the Turkish authorities to implement the final judgment of the European Court of Human Rights. ...
European Court of Human Rights hit by cyberattack after Demirtas release rulingRûdaw - 2020-12-23 15:19
HRW calls for the immediate release of DemirtaşANF - 2020-12-23 11:08
“The Turkish government must act without delay and cannot disregard this judgment with specious arguments that it doesn’t apply to Demirtaş’ current detention,” said the Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch. ...
European Court of Human Rights says Turkey must free Demirtas - Egypt IndependentEgyptindependent - 2020-12-23 10:00
European Court of Human Rights calls for immediate release of Kurdish leader Demirtaş in new ruling - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-12-23 06:09
Europe human rights court calls on Turkey to release Demirtas - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle EastAl Monitor - 2020-12-23 06:09
Artak Beglaryan resigns from the post of Human Rights Defender of Artsakh – Public Radio of ArmeniaArmradio - 2020-12-23 00:27
President Reagan on why freedom is key to maximizing human potential and prosperityAEI - 2020-12-23 00:04
Thinking about the possibilities of what may come and what is needed to make them happen recalls President Reagan’s great speech to the students of Moscow State University in 1988. The post President Reagan on why freedom is key to maximizing human potent ...
European Court of Human Rights calls on Turkey to release Kurdish leader Selahattin DemirtasE-Kurd - 2020-12-22 22:30
ANKARA,— The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Wednesday that Turkey should immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, and said the justification for his years in prison was cover for limiting pluralism and debate. The Gra ...
Polyphor receives approval to start first-in-human clinical trial of inhaled antibiotic murepavadinYahoo - 2020-12-22 22:06
Human rights court orders Turkey to free Kurdish politician | Turkey | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-12-22 19:43
Turkey: YouTube Precedent Threatens Free Expression | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2020-12-22 19:22
‘A dangerous course of events for human rights in Turkey’ - Hikmet Adal - englishBianet - 2020-12-22 19:22
EU human rights court to rule on Turkish opposition leader's imprisonment | Foreign BriefForeignbrief - 2020-12-22 19:22
Human Rights Assoc Istanbul head criticises draft bill for targeting NGOs | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-12-22 19:22
Journalists and civil society groups detail human rights abuses committed during Iraqi Kurdistan protests. | Morning StarMorningstaronline - 2020-12-22 18:26
Europe’s top human rights court orders immediate Turkish release of jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-12-22 18:26
Human rights court orders Turkey to release Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtaş | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-12-22 16:51
Europe's human rights court calls on Turkey to release Demirtas | National PostNationalpost - 2020-12-22 16:15
Europe's human rights court calls on Turkey to release DemirtasYahoo - 2020-12-22 16:00
ECHR calls for the immediate release of DemirtaşANF - 2020-12-22 15:58
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Turkey is unlawfully jailing Demirtaş and called on Turkish authorities "to take all necessary measures" to secure Demirtaş's immediate release. ...
15 Billion Bail for the Release of Kurdish Activist after Two Years of DetentionKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-22 02:02
In an interview with the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a source familiar with Hossein Kamangar‘s case announced the issuance of a 15 billion Toman bail for his release. The heavy bail… The post 15 Billion Bail for the Release of Kurdish Activist ...
Biden’s China trade challenges: Trade-offs with security, technology, and human rightsAEI - 2020-12-22 00:04
The complex tradeoffs between trade, technology, and security will force the Biden administration to decide just how much “decoupling” with China is in the strategic and economic interest of the US. The post Biden’s China trade challenges: Trade-offs with ...
U.S. Commerce Department blacklists DJI for alleged role in "human rights abuses" in ChinaSoyacincau - 2020-12-21 14:39
Japan must hit back at human-rights abusers - Nikkei AsiaNikkei - 2020-12-21 14:39
Top Human Rights Videos of 2020 | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2020-12-21 09:05
Kanat: The government uses pandemic to exercise powerANF - 2020-12-20 18:11
Human rights activist Fatin Kanat says that the state of emergency in Turkey has never stopped. The most serious rights violations take place in prison, and the pandemic is used as a means to exercise power. ...
Egits and Zilans of the new eraANF - 2020-12-19 15:19
The history of human freedom is written in the mountains of Kurdistan with the life and wars of guerrilla forces. We are witnessing the course of the war in the Botan mountains. ...
Another Human Rights Day with Ongoing Atrocities - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2020-12-19 14:12
European Union Adopts Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime: How Does It Affect Turkish Individuals & Entities? - Government, Public Sector - European UnionMondaq - 2020-12-18 20:26
Ümit Efe: Building the fight for human rightsANF - 2020-12-18 12:03
As part of the week of human rights, the TIHV organized a rally in Istanbul held despite the heavy police presence. TIHV Istanbul representative Ümit Efe, called for the struggle to be built “for a democratic future and human rights”. ...
A Civilian Injured by Landmine ExplosionKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-18 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish civilian named Qader Dalaei-Milan was seriously injured in a landmine explosion near the village of “Sheikh Salo” in Chaldoran, West Azerbaijan Province on Sunday, December 14.… The post A Civilian Injured ...