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Aegean region: 384 violations ights of women and children

ANF - 2019-12-07 15:40
According to the Human Rights Association there have been 384 violations of children and women rights in the Aegean Region in the last 10 months. ...

Detainee Released on Bail in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-07 02:08
A civilian detainee was released on bail after being interrogated at a security detention centre in Marivan for 12 days, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). 24-year-old civilian Shirzad… The post Detainee Released on Bail in Marivan ...

Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-07 02:08
Labour activist Jalil Mohammadi, a member of the Coordination Committee for the Establishment of Workers’ Organizations, was arrested by security forces on 3 December, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Kurdish Labour Activis ...

Third-Party Intervention Submissions on Behalf of Article 19 and Human Rights Watch | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-12-06 19:37

UN: At least 7,000 people arrested in Iran in mass protests

ANF - 2019-12-06 17:04
UN’s Bachelet called on Iran to address multiple human rights violations in context of recent protests. ...

Turkish bombardment on Tal Rifaat kills 9 children

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-05 19:24
Turkish army bombarded the city of Tal Rifaat in northern Syrian today with heavy artillery killing 10 civilians and wounding 21. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 9 children and an elderly man were killed during artillery shelling on the ...

Teachers and students in Til Rifat protest the Turkish massacre

ANF - 2019-12-05 19:13
Teachers and students in Til Rifat, where the Turkish army massacred 8 children on Monday, called on UNICEF and human rights organisations to protect the lives of children and civilians. ...

Young man from Dirbêsiyê: Turkey has removed my kidney

ANF - 2019-12-05 11:40
Syrian Basil Mihemed Nezir, who was shot by Turkish soldiers at the border and taken to Kızıltepe State Hospital for treatment, stated that his kidney was stolen while he was in hospital and called on international human rights organizations to investigat ...

Greece: Camp Conditions Endanger Women, Girls | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-12-05 11:02

Early College Amnesty International to celebrate Dec. 10 Human Rights Day with concert | The Stokes News

Thestokesnews - 2019-12-05 02:27

KHRN Reveals Identify of Another Dead Protesters in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained identity of a nother protester killed during the days of mass protests in Kermanshah. The 25-year-old young man from Kermanshah, Mohsen Karaminia, who shot… The post KHRN Reveals Identify of Another ...

Identity of More Protesters Killed in Kermanshah, Tehran Revealed

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) was able to identify three other civilians killed in the recent protests in the Dolatabad neighborhood of Kermanshah as Younes Jalili, Saeed Rezai and Mozafar Vatan… The post Identity of More Protesters Killed in ...

Kurdish Activist Summoned to Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
Kurdish civil rights activist Anwar Hossein Panahi was summoned to Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau where he was questioned for two hours on 2 December, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).… The post Kurdish Activist Summoned to Sanandaj ...

Over 100 Activists Summoned to Intelligence Offices in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
The Iranian intelligence offices have summoned more than 100 activists in the cities of Javanrud, Ravansar, Kermanshah, Kamyaran, Marivan, Saqqez and Sanandaj, local soruces told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). As… The post Over 100 Activists ...

Who are the Uyghurs? What is Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act?

Jagranjosh - 2019-12-05 01:39

Car Bomb Targets Turkish Convoy in North of Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-05 01:27
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion on Wednesday targeted a convoy of the Turkish forces in an area of northern Syria under the control of the Ankara-backed Syrian Islamist rebels. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the incident to ...

Human rights organization finds migrant detention center in deplorable conditions | WBMA

Abc3340 - 2019-12-04 21:51

Despite PM's Resignation, Iraqi Protesters Stay on Streets

BAS News - 2019-12-04 21:20
ERBIL - Although Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi has resigned from Iraq's premiership, protesters have so far remained determined to stay on the streets, with the death toll continuing to rise. Iraq's High Commission of Human Rights said on Wednesday tha ...

Russia: Don’t Block Action on Incendiary Weapons | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-12-04 10:50

Israel expels Human Rights Watch official over boycott accusations | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-12-04 10:50

IPU: Turkey ranks 3rd in rights violations against MPs

ANF - 2019-12-04 08:38
IPU figures reveal most human rights violations against MPs are State-sponsored. ...

Open Letter to UK Foreign Secretary: on NATO, Turkish Invasion of North-East Syria, Human Rights Violations & War Crimes

Kurdistantribune - 2019-12-04 08:31
By Peace in Kurdistan: Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP Foreign Secretary Foreign and Commonwealth Office Dear Foreign Secretary Ref. Turkish invasion of North-East Syria – human rights violations and war crimes As NATO heads meet in Downing Street today to discu ...

Two Prisoners Transferred to Solitary Confinement for Execution at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-04 02:23
Two prisoners sentenced to death have been transferred to solitary confinement at Orumiyeh Central Prison on December 03, in preparation for execution, informed sources told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The two prisoners… The post Two Prisoners ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in October 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-12-04 01:01
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in October 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 re ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in November 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-12-04 01:01
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in October 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 re ...

Detained Kurdish Protester Dies Under Torture in Iran

BAS News - 2019-12-03 09:00
ERBIL — A young Kurdish man who was arrested for participating in the recent protests in Iran, has reportedly lost his life under torture. Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said (Sajjad Ismaili) was arrested by Iranian intelligence service, and he was ...

Anthony Joshua should speak out on human rights situation in Saudi Arabia, insists Amnesty International

Telegraph - 2019-12-02 19:17

Seven Protesters Missing in Iraq: HRW

BAS News - 2019-12-02 13:09
ERBIL — At least seven protesters went missing a few days after massive protests broke out in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities, said Human Rights Watch (HRW). “Four were still missing as of December 2. The families said they visited police stations and gov ...

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Syria: Civilians Abused in ‘Safe Zones’

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-02 06:33
Summary Executions, Blocked Returns by Turkish-Backed Armed Groups (Beirut, November 27, 2019) – Factions of the Syrian National Army (SNA), a Syrian non-state armed group backed by Turkey in northeast Syria, have summarily executed civilians and failed t ...

Refugee poetry and dinner for human rights in Port Moody | Tri-City News

Tricitynews - 2019-12-02 06:07

Access to health denied to sick prisoner Türkmen

ANF - 2019-12-01 10:26
The Human Rights Association exposed the fact that prisoner Sinan Türkmen has been denied access to health. ...

Assessing human rights institutions and anti-discrimination mechanisms in Kosovo*, for a better policy design and strategic planning - News & Events

COE - 2019-12-01 06:12

bellingcat - Dangerous Goods: Tracing European Arms Used in Oppression and Human Rights Violations - bellingcat

Bellingcat - 2019-12-01 06:12

POLITICS WINS OVER HUMAN RIGHTS | Expert Legal Review

Expertlegalreview - 2019-12-01 06:12

Iran Arrests Kurdish Activist

BAS News - 2019-11-30 09:33
ERBIL — Kurdish journalist and human rights activist Fereshte Cheraghi was arrested by Iranian forces on Friday following recent protests in the country. According to local sources who spoke to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, military intelligence ...

Autonomous Administration issued call to international community

ANF - 2019-11-30 08:32
The Autonomous Administration has released a statement to reiterate its call to all relevant international institutions, human rights and civil society organizations to condemn Turkey fascist practices in contrast to all international laws. ...

Brazilian President Bolsonaro sued for fires in the Amazon

ANF - 2019-11-30 07:50
The Brazilian Bar Association for Human Rights and the Arns Commission have sued Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for “crimes against humanity” and incitement to genocide of the Amazon indigenous peoples. ...

Syria: Civilians Abused in ‘Safe Zones’ | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-11-29 10:38

HRW: Restringidos los movimientos de los residentes del campamento de Makhmur

ANF - 2019-11-29 08:35
“Es impactante que las autoridades no pongan fin a la restricción de la libertad de movimiento de algunos de los refugiados de Makhmur”, declara la directora de Human Rights Watch en Oriente de Medio Sarah Leah Whitson. ...

Canada pushed for probe into Khashoggi killing directly with UN human rights chief - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-11-28 22:28

ڕێکخراویHRW لە بارەی کەمپی مەخمور ڕاپـۆرتێک بڵاودەکاتەوە

Dengî Amerîka - 2019-11-28 18:57
ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ Human Rights Watch دەڵێت هێزکانی ئاسایشی هەرێمی کوردستان بە شێوەیەکی هەڕەمەکیـیانە کۆتوبەندیان خستووەتە سەر زۆربەی دانیشتوانی کەمپی مەخمور کە کوردە ئاوارەکانی تورکیای لێـیە ...

Tahir Elçi remembered in Amed

ANF - 2019-11-28 15:39
Four years after his murder, human rights lawyer Tahir Elçi was remembered in Amed (Diyarbakır). ...

Parêzer: Li Serê Kanîyê û Girê Sipî tawanên cengê rû didin

Rûpela Nû - 2019-11-28 15:00
Parêzer: Li Serê Kanîyê û Girê Sipî tawanên cengê rû didinDerbarê bipêkirinên girûpên çekdar yên ser bi Tirkîyê ve, bi serê xelkên Serê Kanîyê û Girê Sipî tînin, rêxistina Human Rights Watch reportek belav kir û tê de daxwaz ji Tirikyê kir, li ser van bi ...

China reacts furiously to Trump signing US law on Hong Kong human rights, threatens unspecified consequences - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-28 09:37

Assessing human rights institutions and anti-discrimination mechanisms in Kosovo*, for a better policy design and strategic planning - News

COE - 2019-11-28 08:22

Human Rights Watch head slammed for tweet on Iran’s attack on Saudi - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-27 21:22

U.S. condemns Iran for human rights abuses - TV7 Israel News

Tv7israelnews - 2019-11-27 20:38

Turkey must halt Syrian rebel abuses, Human Rights Watch says - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-27 20:38

Turkey's Prosecution Call for Jail Term of Up to 15 Years for Six Human Rights Defenders, Including Amnesty’s Honorary Chair and Former Director, Defies Logic – Amnesty International USA

Amnestyusa - 2019-11-27 20:38

ڕێکخراوی HRW: لە "ناوچەی ئارامی" باکوری سوریا تاوان ئەنجام دەدرێت

Dengî Amerîka - 2019-11-27 19:45
ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ Human Rights Watch دەڵێت گروپەکانی ناسراو بە "الجيش الوطني السوري" ئەوانەی تورکیا پشتیوانیان دەکات لە باکوری ڕۆژهەڵاتی سوریا تاوانی گەورەیان ئەنجامداوە ...

HRW: Movements of Maxmur Camp residents restricted

ANF - 2019-11-27 17:49
“It is shocking that authorities have not put an end to restricting the movement rights of some of Makhmour’s refugees", said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. ...

HRW says civilians abused, executed in Turkey north Syria ‘safe zone’

E-Kurd - 2019-11-27 16:11
NEW YORK,— Human Rights Watch on Wednesday denounced abuses including executions and home confiscations in a Turkish-controlled swathe of Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northern Syria, where Ankara says it wants to resettle Syrian refugees. Turkey last month ...

1,200 women subjected to violence in occupied Afrin

ANF - 2019-11-27 15:16
Afrin Human Rights Organisation reports that 1,200 cases of abduction, rape, sexual violence and murder of women by Turkish-backed militias have been reported to them since the occupation of the canton in March 2018. ...

HRW: Civilians abused by Turkish-backed groups in ‘safe zones’ in

ANF - 2019-11-27 14:10
Human Rights Watch denounced summary executions, blocked returns by Turkish-backed armed groups in northeast Syria. ...

One Kurdish Porter Killed, Two Injured This Week in Iran

BAS News - 2019-11-27 13:57
ERBIL — At least one Kurdish porter was shot dead by the Iranian forces this week while two others suffered injures after being attacked in the border areas. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, the Iranian border guards shot (Nasih Azarpou ...

Greece: Put Rights at Heart of New Border Plan | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-11-27 09:34

Human Rights Groups Say Greece Making “Prison Camps” for Refugees, Migrants - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-11-27 09:34

Pompeo: We'll continue to sanction Iran officials for human rights abuses - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-27 09:34

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Refugees’ Movements Restricted | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-11-27 06:32

Kurdistan Human Rights Network: Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdistan

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-27 03:54
During the recent protests in the Kurdish cities in Iran against the rise in petrol prices, many civilians were injured by firearms and undercover officers. Many of casualties are being treated at home rather than being hospitalized for fear of being iden ...

54 women murdered in North Kurdistan in one year

ANF - 2019-11-26 11:35
The Human Rights Association has said that 54 women were killed in one year in Northern Kurdistan. The report noted that women were also subjected to violence and rape by the police. ...

Human rights group express 'grave concern' for welfare of Lisa Smith and her child - Talk of the Town

Talkofthetown - 2019-11-25 19:58

The Weekly Roundup: The Women's Manifesto, Assisted Suicide, Life Sentences, and Citizenship Appeals - UK Human Rights Blog

Ukhumanrightsblog - 2019-11-25 19:58

Open Letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Repression in Kurdistan and Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-11-24 20:20
Dr. Amir Sharifi | Ekurd.net November 19, 2019 Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais Wilson, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland Re: Joint Letter to Denounce Iran’s Crac ...

UN Human Rights Experts Have Grave Concerns Over Lisa Smith's Safety

Extra - 2019-11-24 02:26

Weak Judicial Reform and Oppressive Media Laws Impacting Human Rights in Turkey - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2019-11-23 16:47

Will December 2019 represent the nadir of multilateralism and Human Rights? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-11-23 16:47

Women’s workshop in Qamishlo: Silence kills!

ANF - 2019-11-23 15:16
A workshop against violence against women is taking place in the Qamishlo city today. The event is organised by the Women's Coordination of the Autonomous Administration in the Cizire region and is attended by women lawyers and human rights activists. ...

How human-rights activist Idris Khattak went 'missing' in Pakistan

Aninews - 2019-11-23 15:03

Human rights experts express 'grave concern' for Isil bride Smith and child - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-11-23 11:12

Chinese delegation on human rights visits Egypt - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-11-23 11:12

CDHM president expressed solidarity with the Kurdish people

ANF - 2019-11-23 08:34
The president of the CDHM (Commission on Human Rights and Minorities of the Brasilian parliament) expressed his solidarity with the Kurdish people through a public statement. ...

China summons US embassy official over Senate passing of Hong Kong Human Rights bill

Aninews - 2019-11-23 00:35

Trump Credits Self With Keeping Hong Kong Safe, Says He May Veto Human Rights Bill From Congress | HillReporter.com

Hillreporter - 2019-11-22 17:45

UN human rights experts call for return of Irish ISIS bride

Irishcentral - 2019-11-22 14:19

Global Affairs finds no evidence linking Saudi arms sales to human rights abuses | CTV News

Ctvnews - 2019-11-22 03:18

Human Rights First Heralds Legislation to Restore American Leadership to Refugee Protection | Human Rights First

Humanrightsfirst - 2019-11-22 02:51

Car Bomb Kills 19 In Northern Syria, Claims Syrian Observatory For Human Rights - News Nation

Newsnation - 2019-11-21 18:19

Democratic debate: Candidates make vows on human rights - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-11-21 15:10

Majority of nations in UPR lauded Egypt's report on human rights: Min. - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-11-21 12:33

Enes Kanter: Celtics star speaks on human rights violations in Turkey

Usatoday - 2019-11-21 02:42

Columbia U. Canceled an Event on Chinese Human-Rights Violations. Organizers See a University Bowing to Intimidation. - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicle - 2019-11-20 17:46

Human rights group calls on Inditex to "respect" living wage | Apparel Industry News | just-style

Just Style - 2019-11-20 17:46

Five more civilians kidnapped in occupied Afrin

ANF - 2019-11-20 16:59
Human rights violations by Turkey's mercenary troops continue in occupied Afrin city. ...

We Share the Same Values as the West: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-11-20 15:00
The Kurdistan Region sees itself as an ally of the West, PM Masrour Barzani said. ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region sees itself as a reliable ally of the West, and it shares the same values, including human rights, women’s rights, democracy etc, said Prime Mi ...

Human rights aspects of immigrant and refugee integration policies - Intercultural Cities Newsroom

COE - 2019-11-19 21:44

Egypt: Families Of Dissidents Targeted | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-11-19 17:36

Young Climate Activists’ UN Complaint Against France | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-11-19 17:36

Iran Protests: 45 Kurds Killed, Hundreds Injured or Arrested

BAS News - 2019-11-19 13:37
ERBIL — At least 45 Kurds have so far been killed in violent protests across Iran while security forces intensify crackdown. According to the records by Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, the victims are from 14 Kurdish cities and towns in northwest I ...

‘Policing human rights’ is the theme of human rights conference | Kitsap Daily News

Kitsapdailynews - 2019-11-19 02:33

Congressman Gus Bilirakis Working Hard Towards Protecting Human Rights - Hellenic News of America

Hellenicnews - 2019-11-18 23:24

Press Freedom Under Spotlight at Magnitsky Human Rights Awards | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-11-18 23:24

Melissa Hooper to Testify on Rising Authoritarianism Among NATO Allies | Human Rights First

Humanrightsfirst - 2019-11-17 20:29

Egypt's human rights report internationally hailed: media - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-11-17 20:29

Iranian Kurdistan Protest Death Toll Raises to 26 Killed

BAS News - 2019-11-17 15:37
ERBIL — At least 26 Kurdish protesters in Iran have been killed since Friday when massive demonstrations began across the country in reaction to government’s petrol price increase. According Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, a total of 147 Kurdish pr ...

Bulgarian far-right to shut down largest human rights NGO in Bulgaria - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-11-17 14:15

One killed, Five injured in Kurdistan as Protests Erupt Following Skyrocketing Petrol Prices

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-17 02:00
One protester was killed and five others were injured in Marivan during protests against the decision of the Iranian authorities to increase petrol price, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).… The post One killed, Five injured in Kurdi ...

TEV-DEM calls for action to stop Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-11-16 14:18
TEV-DEM called upon the United Nations and human rights organizations to fulfil their legal and humanitarian duties to stop Turkey’s attacks against North and East Syria. ...

Labour Activist Summoned to Sanandaj Criminal Court

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-16 02:02
Labour activist Tawfiq Mahmoudi was summoned to Sanandaj Criminal Court Branch 4 to serve his one-year sentence recently, a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The Branch 1 of the Islamic Revolutionary… The post Labour Activist Summoned to ...

Kurdish Detainee Transferred to Saqqez from Sanandaj Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-16 02:02
A Kurdish detainee has been transferred from the Sanandaj Central Prison to the Saqqez Prison in recent days, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Yasin Kanaani was arrested along… The post Kurdish Detainee Transferred to Saqqez from ...
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