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Human shield activist against Turkish occupation still in prison

ANF - 2020-07-05 14:44
Young man Eyup Xelil who joined the human shield action in Bradost last year, has been held in jail for a year. ...

Prisoners in Van disclose their demands

ANF - 2020-07-05 11:12
The prisoners in Van F-type High Security Prison sent a letter to the Human Rights Association (IHD) Van Branch to expose the violations they are subjected to and set their demands. ...

Conditions of prisoners Güler and Bülbül worsening

ANF - 2020-07-05 08:37
The Human Rights Association and Freedom for Ill Prisoners Initiative held press conferences to in Izmiri and Ankara to demand the release of ill detainees. ...

Seven days after Afshin Sheikholeslami’s arrest his whereabouts are still unknown

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-05 02:03
One week after Afshin Sheikholeslami‘s arrest by plain-clothes agents from the Ministry of Intelligence his family has not been informed of his whereabouts and fate.His sister Negin Sheikholeslami Vatani told Kurdistan Human… The post Seven days after Afs ...

Iran: UN rights experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish political prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-05 02:03
GENEVA (03 July 2020) – UN human rights experts today expressed outrage at reports of Iran’s secret execution of Hedayat Abdollahpour, a member of the Kurdish minority in the country. The execution… The post Iran: UN rights experts condemn secret executio ...

Human rights groups decry Turkish 'war crimes' in... |

Rûdaw - 2020-07-04 22:46

Turkey Convicts Human Rights Activists of "Terrorism" - Communal News

Communalnews - 2020-07-04 21:01

Libya: UN Establishes Fact Finding Body | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-07-04 07:22

The Possibility of Transferring Zeynab Jalalian to Kerman Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-04 02:01
In an interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a member of Zeynab Jalalian‘s family announced the possibility that this Kurdish political prisoner may be transferred to Kerman Prison. Zeynab Jalalian went… The post The Possibility of Transfer ...

Turkey convicts human rights activists on terror charges - CNN

CNN - 2020-07-03 22:29

Amnesty activists in Turkey sentenced to prison

ANF - 2020-07-03 19:00
A court in Istanbul on Friday sentenced four Turkish human rights activists of Amnesty International to prison terms. Peter Steudtner from Berlin was acquitted. ...

Turkey | Country Page | World | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-07-03 18:38

What's False and What's True on China-related Human Rights Matters

Fmprc - 2020-07-03 18:38

Turkey convicts 4 human rights activists of terror charges -

Startribune - 2020-07-03 18:38

UN Condemns Iran’s Secret Execution of Kurdish Political Prisoner – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2020-07-03 18:34

Toward a Credible and Universal Concept of Rights: How Racial Injustice in America Affects U.S. Human Rights Practices Abroad | Foley Hoag LLP - Corporate Social Responsibility - JDSupra

Jdsupra - 2020-07-03 08:36

Turkey: Verdict expected in trial of high-profile human rights activists facing up to 15 years in jail | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2020-07-02 13:03

Human Rights Council holds panel on ensuring children’s rights through a healthy environment and concludes annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-07-02 13:03

Climate change litigation and the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) - Environment - Australia

Mondaq - 2020-07-02 13:03

A Prisoner Charged with “Premeditated Murder” Hanged in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-02 02:03
On Tuesday, June 30, the death sentence of a prisoner named Mohammad Aziz Mahmoudi was carried out in Sanandaj Central Prison, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). He was… The post A Prisoner Charged with “Premeditated Murder” ...

Osman Kavala nominated for Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize | Washington Spectator

Washingtonspectator - 2020-07-01 23:55

Climate change litigation and the Human Rights Act 2019 - Lexology

Lexology - 2020-07-01 19:16

Chess great Kasparov slams NBA over ignoring China human rights violation - The Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2020-07-01 19:16

Will defending human rights in Turkey cost our colleagues their freedom? | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2020-07-01 17:17

Turkish human rights activist dies of cancer | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-07-01 17:17

Turkey Accuses EU of Turning a Blind Eye to Human Rights' Abuses Against Refugees by Greece | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2020-07-01 17:16

Human Rights Council holds dialogue on Eritrea, ends discussion on Rohingya muslims and other minorities in Myanmar - Eritrea | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-07-01 17:16

Kongra Star writes to UN Secretary General

ANF - 2020-07-01 07:50
"What really worries us is your failure to speak out against all these crimes, violations and human rights abuses that Turkey commits." ...

Women of Human Rights Association: We stand with Rojbin - english

Bianet - 2020-06-30 16:42

Supreme Court Upheld the 15-year Imprisonment Sentence for a Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-30 02:00
The 15-year prison sentence of Sardar Ozmush, a Kurdish political prisoner, was upheld by Branch 25 of the Supreme Court last week, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). … The post Supreme Court Upheld the 15-year Imprisonment ...

UN Bachelet says Israel's annexation plan illegal

ANF - 2020-06-29 16:44
Israel’s plans to annex a swathe of occupied Palestinian territory are "illegal", said the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. ...

Peer exchange on Action plans for human rights: Finland shares experience with Turkey - News

COE - 2020-06-29 10:37

Two Afghan human rights workers killed in blast in Kabul - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-06-29 10:37

Canada defying international human rights obligations by abandoning citizens in Syria, report says - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2020-06-29 00:36

Iraq: Urgent Need for Free Speech Protection | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-28 14:26

Roboski Initiative: 444 weeks without justice

ANF - 2020-06-28 13:33
The Justice Initiative for Roboski made a statement at the Ankara Branch of the Human Rights Association (IHD), 102 months after the Roboski Massacre, in which 34 civilians, 19 of whom children, were killed by Turkish warplanes. ...

Two Afghan human rights workers killed in blast in Kabul | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC

WHTC - 2020-06-28 08:36

Georgia in U.S. Human Trafficking Report 2020 –

Civil - 2020-06-28 03:17

Jordan: Secondary School Gap for Syrian Refugee Kids | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-27 22:24

One in 500 in Turkey victim of torture, says Human Rights Foundation chairwoman | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-06-27 22:24

From poisonings to beheadings, 'honor killings' in Iran gets a fresh spotlight with social media

FOX News - 2020-06-26 21:18
Last week in the Kurdish-Iranian city of Kermanshah, an 18-year-old pregnant woman was forced to consume aluminum phosphide by her father and brothers in what human rights activists have deemed a brutal “honor” killing. ...

Improving the standing and the rights of victims of human trafficking in judicial proceedings in North Macedonia - News

COE - 2020-06-26 20:28

South Africa should help keep aid flowing to desperate Syrians | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-26 20:28

Human Rights: In Our Own Hands | The Heritage Foundation

Heritage - 2020-06-26 20:28

Recovering human dignity: Richard Bernstein on the relevance of Hannah Arendt today | openDemocracy

Opendemocracy - 2020-06-26 13:30

Call for an international investigation into Turkey's crimes

ANF - 2020-06-26 09:47
The Human Rights Organization called for an international committee to investigate crimes committed by the Turkish state. ...

In parts of the Middle East, police reforms are key to restoring human dignity - The National

Thenational - 2020-06-26 09:22

US: Turkey regularly invoked terrorism law to criminalize exercise of human rights in 2019 - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-06-26 09:22

Kurdish Prisoner, 27, Secretly Executed Despite Judge Agreeing He Was Innocent – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2020-06-26 00:16

UN Human Rights Council Adopts Armenia-Sponsored Resolution on Genocide Prevention |

Asbarez - 2020-06-25 01:57

Pakistan plane crash was 'human error' - initial report

BBC - 2020-06-25 00:51
An initial report into the disaster - which killed 97 people - blames the pilots and controller. ...

The pandemic is spreading human rights violations along with disease - An-Nahar English

Annahar - 2020-06-24 23:10

HRC Hosts Annual Summit Honoring Global Innovators | Human Rights Campaign

HRC - 2020-06-24 23:09

List of Attorneys Imprisoned in Iran for Defending Human Rights – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2020-06-24 08:54

IHD publishes 10-year report on rights violations in Amed

ANF - 2020-06-24 08:39
The Human Rights Association (IHD) Amed Branch Committee on Combating Torture and Ill-Treatment published the 2010-2019 Report on Torture and Ill-Treatment to the public in the association building. ...

Celebrating Pride as Resistance | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-23 18:54

United Nations orders probe into human rights abuses in Libya | Libya News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2020-06-23 18:54

Turkey slams Austria for human rights abuses after ‘blackmail’ criticism | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-06-23 18:54

OIC rejects article 370 abrogation, calls on India to respect Kashmiris' basic human rights

Thekashmirwalla - 2020-06-23 18:54

690 allegations of torture reported to Human Rights Association Diyarbakır branch - english

Bianet - 2020-06-23 18:54

Mass Grave Uncovered: United Nations orders probe into human rights abuses in Libya - Ventures Africa

Venturesafrica - 2020-06-23 18:53

UN send fact-finding mission to Libya to investigate war crimes

ANF - 2020-06-23 12:41
The International Criminal Court urged U.N. Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet to dispatch a fact-finding mission to "document alleged human rights violations and abuses. ...

Morocco’s COVID-19 Lockdown Measures Spark Debate Over Human Rights

Moroccoworldnews - 2020-06-22 08:36

IHD warns about worsening of conditions in the country's jails

ANF - 2020-06-20 11:03
The Human Rights Association warns about the heavy situation of rights violation in Turkish prisons. ...

Surprise Acquittal in Key Turkey Human Rights Case | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-06-20 10:38

UN Security Council Should Reauthorize Cross-Border Aid to Syria | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-19 22:59

STA: Slovenia violating Human Rights Convention in sending migrants to Croatia, debate hears

STA - 2020-06-19 22:59

UN calls for human rights 'investigation mechanism' in Libya | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-06-19 01:01

World Turning ‘a Blind Eye’ to Syria’s Thousands of Detained Innocent Women, Children, Human Rights Activist Tells Security Council - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-06-18 22:49

Regional online round table on “Videoconference in court proceedings: human rights standards” - News 2020

COE - 2020-06-18 22:49

Intruders break into house of Turkey’s Human Rights Association co-chair - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-06-18 22:49

UN calls for human rights investigation in Libya | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-06-18 22:49

Statement by Journalists for Human Rights on the Maria Ressa verdict. No Journalist Should Face Jail Time for Doing Their Job | 2020-06-16 | Press Releases | Stockhouse

Stockhouse - 2020-06-18 18:53

Human Rights Experts Condemn Israel’s Plans to Annex Parts of West Bank | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2020-06-18 18:53

The second regional online round table on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and the rule of law - HFII - Initiative for legal certainty in the Western Balkans

COE - 2020-06-18 18:53

We Mourn the Loss of Lord Rea, an Exceptional Friend of the Kurds

Kurdistantribune - 2020-06-18 02:05
By Peace in Kurdistan Campaign: We salute the memory of Lord Rea, who died on 1st June age 91. Lord Rea was a staunch friend of the Kurds, patron of Peace in Kurdistan since it was founded in 1994 and respected around the world as a human rights defender. ...

United Nations human rights probe of the US is a farce

Washingtonexaminer - 2020-06-18 01:00

Trump sanctions Syrian president's wife, others over human rights atrocities | TheHill

Thehill - 2020-06-17 19:16

UN Human Rights Office Investigating Albanian Government's Extradition of Alleged Gulenist - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2020-06-17 12:26

UN Human Rights Council to Hold 'Urgent Debate' on ‘Systemic Racism, Police Brutality' in US | CNSNews

Cnsnews - 2020-06-17 12:26

Human Rights Watch calls on Libya's Khalifa Haftar to probe abuses by his forces | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-06-17 12:26

Syria's war: A human tragedy - Times of India

Indiatimes - 2020-06-17 12:26

Libya: Apparent War Crimes in Tripoli | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-17 08:18

Prominent human rights organizations call for release of imprisoned journalist Nedim Türfent - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-06-17 08:18

Statement by Journalists for Human Rights on the Maria Ressa verdict. No Journalist Should Face Jail Time for Doing Their Job

Newswire - 2020-06-17 08:18

91 Days Imprisonment for a Journalist Due to Publishing Covid-19 Statistics

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-17 02:12
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Shahram Safari, a journalist and director of the Rawejpress Telegram Channel, has been sentenced to 91 days in prison on charges of “spreading… The post 91 Days Imprisonment for a Journalist Due ...

IHD condemns the attacks on the HDP-run March for Democracy

ANF - 2020-06-16 14:03
The Human Rights Association (IHD) issued a written statement on the attack on the March for Democracy launched by the HDP from Edirne and Hakkari on 15 June. ...

Kurdish Center for Human Rights condemns Turkish attacks

ANF - 2020-06-16 12:54
The Kurdish Center for Human Rights in Switzerland issued a call on everyone to side with the people of Kurdistan and against the Turkish attacks. ...

Call for international day of action for political prisoners

ANF - 2020-06-15 15:05
The campaign "Solidarity Keeps Us Alive" is supported both by groups who have been dealing with the prison situation in their countries for a long time and by initiatives and individuals who are generally committed to human rights and democracy. ...

Egypt, Italy to ink major arms deal despite human rights concerns

Al Monitor - 2020-06-15 03:07

Peer exchange on Action plans for human rights: Finland shares experience with Turkey - Newsroom - Turkey - HF II - Supporting the Implementation and Reporting on the Action Plan on Human Rights in Turkey

COE - 2020-06-12 16:53

How to Keep China and the US from Riding Roughshod over Human Rights | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-12 16:53

‘Under water or under a knee, we can’t breathe’ | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-06-12 16:53

Five Films To See At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2020

Criterioncast - 2020-06-12 16:53

Efforts Under Way To Have Iranian Human Rights Violator Arrested In Europe

Radiofarda - 2020-06-12 16:52

4 alleged as ‘forcibly disappeared’ found to have joined IS: Egyptian human rights council - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2020-06-12 16:52

A Prisoner Hanged at Naqadeh Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-12 02:39
On the early morning of Wednesday , June 10, death-row prisoner Rahin Yousefi hanged at Ormiyeh prison., a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Rahim Yousefi, 40 years old and… The post A Prisoner Hanged at Naqadeh Prison appeared f ...

Environmental Activist Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-12 02:39
“Environmental activist Dler Khosravi was released on a bail of 200 million Tomans”, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The activist was transferred from prison to the Ministry… The post Environmental Activist Released on Ba ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2020

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-06-11 19:18
This is KMMK’s monthly report, May 2020, on the human rights situation in eastern Kurdistan. This report summarizes key human rights issues on events during May 2020, including executions, detentions, torture and suicide. Data is collected from several so ...

Detention, Damages and Draft Remedial Orders: a look at the Strasbourg case law behind the proposal to amend the Human Rights Act - UK Human Rights Blog

Ukhumanrightsblog - 2020-06-11 17:18

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