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EFF to Supreme Court: American Companies Complicit in Human Rights Abuses Abroad Should Be Held Accountable | Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF - 2020-10-22 02:00

Turkish police officers go on trial over killing of Kurdish human rights lawyer | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-10-21 15:05

Human Rights Association: Sick prisoners must released

ANF - 2020-10-21 14:27
Head of IHD (Human Rights Association) Istanbul Branch Gülseren Yoleri reveals that the sick prisoners do not even want to go to the hospital anymore due to quarantine after transfers to hospitals, and says that those in the risk group should be released. ...

Turkey: Hopes of justice for assassinated human rights lawyer as three police officers go on trial | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2020-10-21 11:34

'It's an ongoing battle': Bob Rae's push to move the needle on human rights at the UN - The Hill Times

Hilltimes - 2020-10-21 08:55

Turkey: Justice for Rights Lawyer’s Killing | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-21 08:55

Michelle Bachelet discusses human rights with Microsoft President Brad Smith - GZERO Media

Gzeromedia - 2020-10-21 06:02

Hope for justice in Turkey as police officers face trial for assassinated human rights lawyer – YubaNet

Yubanet - 2020-10-21 06:02

The meandering life of Dr. Selahaddin Rastgeldi, Kurdish interrogator of international human rights abuse

Rûdaw - 2020-10-21 01:39

Hope for justice in Turkey as police face trial for assassinated human rights lawyer

Amnestyusa - 2020-10-20 22:24

Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group sue Saudi crown prince in U.S.

Reuters - 2020-10-20 22:24

Elçi case: 'All negligent public officials should be included'

ANF - 2020-10-20 20:33
The Human Rights Joint Platform called for the murder of Tahir Elçi not to be left in the dark. ...

Armenia/Azerbaijan: Don’t Attack Civilians | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-20 17:55

Shaparak Shajarizadeh wins human rights award for defence of women’s rights in Iran - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2020-10-20 06:45

PACE urges Turkey to take meaningful steps to improve democracy, rule of law and human rights - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-10-20 06:45

Turkey rejects UN human rights violation claims in Syria - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2020-10-19 17:04

A U.N. Human Rights Parody - WSJ

WSJ - 2020-10-19 17:04

Turkey's press freedom crisis is worsening amid growing state capture of media: Human Rights Watch - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-10-19 17:04

Eritrea on UN Human Rights Council "fail to meet the minimal standards of a free democracy.”

Geeskaafrika - 2020-10-19 17:04

Construction of Erdoğan’s palace continues despite bone finds

ANF - 2020-10-18 18:32
At the construction site of the presidential palace near Bitlis, workers have discovered parts of human skeletons. Nevertheless, the expansion of the building on the banks of the Van Lake on the edge of a historic cemetery, is continuing. ...

UK preparing sanctions over Belarus human rights violations – POLITICO

Politico - 2020-10-18 07:47

Inmate Released from Kurdish Prison: ISIS Used Us as Human Shields | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2020-10-17 13:26

Russia Maintains Balance Of Power In The Syrian War, At The Expense Of Human Rights Violations – The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2020-10-16 15:05

Don't deserve unsolicited lecture on human rights: India takes on Pakistan, OIC and Turkey at UN- The New Indian Express

Newindianexpress - 2020-10-16 11:53

Human Rights Groups Call on Greece to Investigate Migrant Pushbacks | GreekReporter.com

Greekreporter - 2020-10-16 11:52

Iran: prominent human rights activist released over health concerns | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-10-16 10:04

Turkey: Press Freedom Under Attack | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-16 10:04

Syria/Russia: Strategy Targeted Civilian Infrastructure | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-16 10:04

UN Watch Announces Human Rights Award For Iranian Women's Rights Activist Shaparak Shajarizadeh | Scoop News

Scoop - 2020-10-16 10:03

Pakistan re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the fifth time - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2020-10-16 10:03

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey responds to Erdoğan's remarks about Prof. Korur-Fincancı - english

Bianet - 2020-10-16 10:03

Open letter to Members of the Hellenic Parliament calling for an investigation into border abuses | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-15 22:31

Algerian scholar talks French president's attitude towards human rights | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2020-10-15 22:31

UN experts welcome release of Iranian human rights defender

Rûdaw - 2020-10-15 13:57

Turkey: Turkmen Activist Faces Deportation | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-15 12:20

Turkish minister criticises EU ‘double standards’ on human rights and international law – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2020-10-15 12:20

No vaccine for cruelty - The pandemic has eroded democracy and respect for human rights | International | The Economist

Economist - 2020-10-15 12:20

Pandemic Dealt ‘Profound Blows’ to Human Rights Worldwide, High Commissioner Warns Third Committee, amid Calls for People-Centred Policies, Unbiased Response - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-10-15 11:32

Two Civil Activists Jailed in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-14 02:13
During the past two days, two Kurdish civil activists, Shadman Bani Bashr and Afshar Fathi, were sent to Sanandaj Central Prison to serve their sentences. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained… The post Two Civil Activists Jailed in Sanandaj ...

A Civilian Injured by a Landmine Explosion

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-12 02:09
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a Kurdish civilian ‘Khosrow Hassani’ was injured in a landmine explosion in Mariwan on Wednesday, October 7. The 38-year-old civilian is said to… The post A Civilian Injured by a Landmine Explos ...

Reuters: Turkey rejects UN human rights violation claims in Syria | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice

Kyivpost - 2020-10-10 16:17

Artsakh calls on international community to recognize human rights offenses by Azerbaijan

Armenianweekly - 2020-10-10 16:17

Human rights council holds interactive dialogue with the fact-finding mission on Libya - Libya | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-10-10 16:16

UN Human Rights Council Passes Dual Venezuela Resolutions | Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelanalysis - 2020-10-10 16:16

The Pact on Migration and Asylum | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-10 16:16

Third Committee delegates call for ‘renewed solidarity’ in addressing COVID-19 fallout, as concerns over human rights abuses stoke regional tensions - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-10-10 16:16

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender calls to stop humanitarian disaster – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-10-10 16:16

Indonesian defense minister to visit US after 20-year ban over human rights abuses

Alkhaleejtoday - 2020-10-10 16:16

Kosovo Suspends Expulsion of American Human Rights Lawyer - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2020-10-10 16:16

A Number of Artists and Social Activists Arrested in Tehran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-10 02:06
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Security forces in Tehran arrested at least three artists and social activists- Andisheh Sadri and Neda Pirkhezranian from Sanandaj, and Elvar Qolivand from… The post A Number of Artists and Soc ...

Iraqi Kurdistan government urged to free journalists, activists

E-Kurd - 2020-10-09 22:23
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Human rights groups have urged authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan to release a prominent journalist and an activist who had called for demonstrations over unpaid salaries of civil servants. Sherwan Sherwani, editor-in-chie ...

The Supreme Court Upheld the Amputation Sentence for Two other Prisoners

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-09 02:15
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the amputation sentence of four fingers of the right hand” of two imprisoned brothers accused of robbery at Orumiyeh Central Prison, -Shahab and… The post The Supreme Court Upheld the Amputation ...

Human Rights Group Finds Portland Police Violated UN Guidelines During Protests - Blogtown - Portland Mercury

Portlandmercury - 2020-10-08 22:49

Canada to stop military exports to Turkey if human rights abuses uncovered: Champagne - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2020-10-08 02:50

Canada suspends arms export permits to Turkey amid concerns of human-rights abuses | CTV News

Ctvnews - 2020-10-08 02:50

Greece: Investigate Pushbacks, Violence at Borders | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-08 02:50

Human Rights Association: Release rights defenders detained in Ağrı - english

Bianet - 2020-10-08 02:50

Turkey Takes On China At UNGA; Laments Human Rights Violations Of Uighur Muslims

Eurasiantimes - 2020-10-08 02:50

Condition of democracy and human rights has worsened in Turkey since pandemic: Freedom House - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-10-08 02:50

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in September 2020

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-10-07 21:48
This is KMMK’s monthly report, September 2020, on the human rights situation in eastern Kurdistan. This report summarizes key human The post The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in September 2020 appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...

European Parliament Report on Turkey underlines serious concerns

ANF - 2020-10-07 10:39
The European Parliament yearly report on Turkey expressed concerns over the human rights situation in the country as well as the systemic lack of independence of the judiciary. ...

Quotation of the day on irrational risk aversion and the politics of fear….

AEI - 2020-10-07 00:01
…. is from Heather Mac Donald’s City Journal article “Against Fear ” (bold added): We set highway speeding limits to maximize convenience at what we consider an acceptable risk to human life. It is statistically certain that every year, there will be tens ...

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Media Offices Shut Down | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-06 20:13

29. September 2020 – Human rights campaign in Wolfsburg

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2020-10-06 13:33

Arrest of pro-Kurdish politicians part of Turkish government policy to criminalize opposition: Human Rights Watch - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-10-05 20:01

#Turkey - Human rights lawyer Ebru Timtik dies after 238 day hunger strike - EU Reporter

Eureporter - 2020-10-05 16:30

Khashoggi killing’s anniversary brings calls for justice from journalists and human-rights advocates - MarketWatch

Marketwatch - 2020-10-05 12:36

Armenia asks European Court of Human Rights to step in & take action over Turkish role in Azerbaijan’s 'attacks on civilians' — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

RT - 2020-10-05 12:36

Two civilians killed, 84 kidnapped in Afrin in September

ANF - 2020-10-04 18:59
The human rights organization of Afrin registered 84 abductions by occupying forces in September, and only fourteen of those kidnapped have been released so far. On the other hand, three minors were married to Islamists. ...

Monthly Report; Arrests and Death Sentence Continue in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-04 02:01
According to statistics collected by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), at least 30 Kurdish Civilians and activists have been detained by security forces in the cities of Kamyaran, Sanandaj, Orumiyeh, Kermanshah,… The post Monthly Report; Arrests ...

Five Cyberspace Activists Summoned

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-04 02:01
“On October 1, 2020, five Cyberspace activists in Saqqez were summoned to court by the complaint of the former mayor of the city”, an informed source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN).… The post Five Cyberspace Activists Summoned appeared firs ...

HRW: AKP uses 2014 protests as pretext for political crackdown

ANF - 2020-10-03 13:07
Human Rights Watch commented on Ankara court's decision to detain 17 current and former politicians and officials from the opposition HDP and impose judicial control conditions on three others released from custody. ...

Turkey: Politicians and Activists Detained | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-03 07:28

Bavê Şêx, mirovekî humanîst û şexsiyetekî vê sedsalê

Diyarname - 2020-10-03 01:19

A conversation with Russell Sykes, former New York State Deputy Commissioner, on SNAP administrative challenges

AEI - 2020-10-03 00:31
Russell Sykes, former New York State Deputy Commissioner and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administrator, explores how Congress can help relieve the burden on state and local human service agencies. The post A conversation with Russell Sykes, ...

Turkey criticizes US human trafficking report – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2020-10-02 11:06

Human Rights Campaign Foundation Celebrates First-Ever Online Global Summit - HRC

HRC - 2020-10-02 07:44

The Value of a UK Strategy on Human Rights | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-02 07:44

Human rights: Reported reprisals continue unabated, says UN - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-10-02 07:44

Turkey: Man Dies After Military Custody | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-10-02 07:44

Reports on presence of mercenaries in Azerbaijan worrisome – Armenia’s Human Rights Defender – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-10-02 07:44

Yale Professor Urges Kosovo to Stop Attempts to Expel American Human Rights Lawyer - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2020-10-02 07:44

Human Rights Watch accuses Cypriot authorities of pushbacks to Lebanon - InfoMigrants

Infomigrants - 2020-09-30 16:43

Danger of Imminent Execution of Kurdish Political Prisoner, Lawyer Says – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2020-09-30 12:03

Human Rights Groups Line Up Against Greece Over Alleged Refugee Pushbacks | archive , greece , general news | The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2020-09-30 11:02

Adoption of the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-09-30 07:22

Amnesty International India halts its work on upholding human rights in India due to reprisal for Government of India | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2020-09-30 02:26

Human rights group launches two years after death of founder Jamal Khashoggi

Al Monitor - 2020-09-30 02:26

Increased Business And Human Rights Risks And Regulations For Companies Operating In The Netherlands - Corporate/Commercial Law - Netherlands

Mondaq - 2020-09-30 00:04

Moria: a catastrophe by design – Human rights | IPS Journal

Ips Journal - 2020-09-30 00:03

Turkish gov’t not serious about UN’s periodic human rights review process: Human Rights Watch - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-29 20:05

UN human rights experts slam Iranian wrestler’s execution | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-09-29 18:04

Human rights advocate Fincancı elected to head Turkish Medical Association | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-09-29 16:39

Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgments - Newsroom

COE - 2020-09-29 16:39

MRAP condemns Turkish racist Zero Tolerance Policy on Kurds

ANF - 2020-09-29 08:34
The NGO MRAP (Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples) submitted a written statement to the Forty-fifth session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva titled “Turkey: the racist Zero Tolerance Policy toward Kurds”. ...

The Trump Administration’s Human Rights Confidence Game: Targeting Adversaries, Excusing Allies - Antiwar.com Original

Antiwar - 2020-09-28 22:52

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s declaration on human rights: Promises and pitfalls

Brookings - 2020-09-28 22:51

Human rights council holds annual panel discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in its work - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-09-28 22:51

Syrian opposition’s human rights abuses undermine cause | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-09-28 19:53

Iran must immediately release jailed human rights... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-09-28 10:36
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