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NBA 2019-20: Boston Celtics' Enes Kanter condemns Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan over lack of 'respect for human rights' - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-10-22 23:30

UNAMI urges Iraqi authorities to prevent violence, enable peaceful demonstrations in future

BAS News - 2019-10-22 21:13
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — A special report, prepared by the Human Rights Office of UNAMI, outlines key human rights concerns regarding the demonstrations that occurred in Iraq from 1 to 9 October 2019. UNAMI’s interim findings indicate that serious human rights ...

The human rights abuses behind Erdogan and Trump's Syrian 'safe zones' - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-10-22 17:48

Asylum bill faces criticism by human rights organizations | News | ekathimerini.com

Ekathimerini - 2019-10-22 08:40

US Congress panel to hold hearing on human rights situation in South Asia on Oct 22

Aninews - 2019-10-21 10:01

Kurdish Detainee Taken to Orumiyeh Central Prison from Detention Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-21 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that a Kurdish civilian, from Islamabad of Oromiyeh, was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Orhan Qasemi was arrested by… The post Kurdish Detainee Taken to Orumiyeh ...

Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj / Another Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-21 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network has been informed that a Kurdish labour activist has been arrested on Monday Oct 14, 2019. Faramarz Shariati from Sanandaj was arrested at his workplace by security forces… The post Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Sananda ...

Iraq Criticizes Suspension of its Membership at UN Human Rights Council | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-20 16:05

Iran Intelligence Service Prevents Release of Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-20 03:43
The Sanandaj Intelligence Office obstructed releasing a Kurdish a political prisoner despite the bail warrant of 500 million tomans for the temporary release, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). … The post Iran Intelligence Service P ...

The human rights abuses behind Erdogan and Trump's Syrian 'safe zones' - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-10-20 03:03

Identified, the jihadists who murdered and mutilated this Kurdish human rights advocate | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-10-19 21:47

Venezuela, Poland and Sudan amongst 14 new Human Rights Council members - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-10-19 17:30

The international community’s action against Turkey is needed to prevent the genocide of Kurds and other minorities

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-10-19 08:36
: KMMK The Kurdistan Human Rights Association calls on the international community, the UN Security Council, the United States, France, Germany and other countries opposing the Turkish military attack on the confederation in western Kurdistan in northeast ...

US imposes new sanctions on Cuba over human rights, Venezuela | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-19 06:54

Warriors coach Steve Kerr: China doesn't ask about US 'human rights abuses' | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-19 03:50

Fear Grips Women and Children Trapped in Syria Camps | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-19 03:00

U.S. hits Cuba with new sanctions over human rights, Venezuela

Yahoo - 2019-10-19 00:20

New York: Activists protest against human rights violations by Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan, Balochistan

Aninews - 2019-10-18 17:25

Sporadic Fighting Reported Despite Ceasefire Between Turkey, Kurds

National Review - 2019-10-18 17:03
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported sporadic clashes in or near Ras-al-Ayn, a Syrian town near the Turkish border. ...

Saudi arrests another prominent human rights activist – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-18 16:35

To stand with the people of Hong Kong, pass the Human Rights and Democracy Act | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-18 15:42

How HK Human Rights and Democracy Act is going to harm our city

Ejinsight - 2019-10-18 15:42

Launching Conference for the new EU/CoE Joint Project on “Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on Prevention of the European Convention on Human Rights Violations in Turkey” - News

COE - 2019-10-18 15:42

Human Rights Commissioner wrong on religion bill: A-G | The Canberra Times

Canberratimes - 2019-10-18 10:14

Syria-Russia Attack on Refuge an Apparent War Crime | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-18 07:53

People of Qamishlo: Resistance is defeating fascism

ANF - 2019-10-17 15:08
“Our resistance and our stand are the victory of the project for democracy and equality in Syria. We call upon human rights organizations to fulfil their moral duties and oppose the attacks.” ...

How the United States can ensure American weapons aren’t used for human rights abuses

Militarytimes - 2019-10-17 12:28

China Huawei's face recognition cameras appear in Serbia and other countries with questionable human rights records - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-17 08:33

Kurdish Human rights group protest Turkish invasion of northern Syria outside parliament in Cape Town [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-17 02:55

Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham violently attacked

BBC - 2019-10-17 01:08
Photographs show Jimmy Sham of the Civil Human Rights Front lying in the street, covered in blood. ...

The Human Rights Campaign wants to make Mike Pence president

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-10-16 22:01

“The Unforgiven”: Qatar’s Al-Ghufran expulsions termed ‘breach of human rights’ | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-10-16 22:01

Human Rights Challenges Flying Below Radar for Renewables | Greentech Media

Greentechmedia - 2019-10-16 22:01

The EU and the Council of Europe continue supporting reforms in the field of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina - News

COE - 2019-10-16 19:56

United Nations Backslides on Human Rights in Counterterrorism - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-10-16 19:56

NBA coach Steve Kerr compares gun violence in US to human rights abuses in China

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-10-16 12:08

Turkish Offensive Kill 71 Civilians, Displace 300,000 in NE Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-10-16 11:25
ERBIL — The offensive lead by the Turkish army and Ankara-backed Syrian Islamist rebels in north east Syria have so far killed 71 civilians, including 21 children, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Turkey launched the aerial and ground operat ...

U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE SAYS IT IS GATHERING INFORMATION ON BOTH INCIDENTS OF SUMMARY EXECUTIONS SHOWN IN VIDEOS, CALLS ON TURKEY TO CONDUCT INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIONS INTO POSSIBLE WAR CRIMES

Yahoo - 2019-10-16 09:44

When sports collide with human rights violations 10/14/2019

Socceramerica - 2019-10-16 02:14

Fears of ethnic conflict, human rights abuses rise as Turkey’s Syrian fighters push forward - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-10-16 02:14

Two Border Porters Killed, Two Injured in Piranshahr, Paveh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-16 02:10
Iranian border guards have shot dead two Kurdish border porters, known as Kolbar, and wounded two other Kolbars in Kotran Ghandil on October 14, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Two Border Porters Killed, Two Injured in Pir ...

Tunisia: Prosecutions for Online Commentary | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-15 20:03

U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE SAYS TURKEY COULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR EXECUTIONS INCLUDING THOSE OF KURDISH FIGHTERS AND POLITICIAN REPORTEDLY CARRIED OUT BY AFFILIATED GROUPS IN SYRIA

Yahoo - 2019-10-15 12:55

Northeast Syria: Boys, Men Held in Inhumane Conditions | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-14 09:47

Civilians in northern Syria need protection, says Human Rights Watch

Bignewsnetwork - 2019-10-13 22:36

Fourteen killed after Turkish strike in Ras al Ain

Reuters - 2019-10-13 22:29
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike on a convoy in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed 14 people including five civilians and wounded 10 on Sunday. ...

Syrian Observatory: Turkish strike in Ras al Ain kills nine

Reuters - 2019-10-13 16:55
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed nine people including five civilians on Sunday. ...

Monitor: 104 SDF fighters killed battling Turkish attack

Reuters - 2019-10-13 12:27
The death toll among Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive in northern Syria has climbed to 104, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. ...

Monitor: Turkish forces, allies seize parts of Syrian town Suluk

Reuters - 2019-10-13 11:21
Turkish forces and their Syrian allies seized large parts of the northern Syrian town of Suluk in a new advance against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday. ...

Demos in Ireland to condemn Turkish invasion of Rojava

ANF - 2019-10-13 10:51
Kurdish people in Dublin have appealed for Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney to condemn Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. SinnFéin: "Everyone in Ireland genuinely committed to human rights stand with the Kurdish people." ...

Turkey commits genocide in western Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-10-13 06:26
Kurdistan Human Rights Association calls on the UN, the European Union, the allied coalition in the fight against ISIS, to take practical measures to force Turkey to end this genocide in western Kurdistan. Just during its days, dozens of people have been ...

Prisoner Executed on Murder Charge at Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-13 02:00
A Kurdish prisoner previously convicted of “premeditated murder” and sentenced to “retribution” was hanged on the morning of October 10, 2019, at Sanandaj Central Prison, an source told the Kurdistan Human Rights… The post Prisoner Executed on Murder Cha ...

Turkey-Backed Rebels "Execute" Nine Civilians in Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-10-12 22:50
ERBIL - Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have "executed" nine civilians in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Saturday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that "the nine civilians were executed at different moments south of the tow ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba's Castro for supporting Venezuela's Maduro, human rights violations

Yahoo - 2019-10-12 13:47

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-12 13:01
The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. ...

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive: monitor

Reuters - 2019-10-12 12:25
The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. ...

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-12 10:49
The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. ...

Fresh threat to Syrian Christians, says human rights group - La Croix International

La Croix - 2019-10-12 09:36

PM calls out international media for 'ignoring dire human rights crisis' in occupied Kashmir - DAWN.COM

DAWN - 2019-10-12 08:28

Putin Presses Gulf Advantage with Saudi Visit | Human Rights First

Humanrightsfirst - 2019-10-12 03:30

Turkey’s ‘Safe Zone’ Would Be Anything But | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-11 20:34

UN Colville: Turkey has killed 7 civilians

ANF - 2019-10-11 14:02
The spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, made a series of remarks on the situation in Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

Turkey/Syria: Civilians at Risk in Syria Operation | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-11 07:40

US accuses China on human rights | Trump in new diplomatic row: WATCH the top world news videos for today | News24

News24 - 2019-10-10 18:21

UN Human Rights Council denounces New Zealand attacks – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-10 14:52

UN Human Rights Council 42 UK statement for Resolution on Human Rights Situation | Mirage News

Miragenews - 2019-10-10 11:36

Warning of 'Severe' Harm to Millions of People, UN Human Rights Chief Condemns Trump Embargo Against Venezuela | Common Dreams News

Commondreams - 2019-10-10 07:57

Lawyer: Client to pursue EU money in human rights case - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-10 07:43

Kurdish Civilian Acquitted in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-10 02:51
A Kurdish civilian was acquitted of the charges by the Revolutionary Court of Marivan, a source confirmed to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Salem Adwai, the supervisor of the sports hall… The post Kurdish Civilian Acquitted in Marivan appeare ...

One Civilians Released, Bail Warrant issued for Two Others

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-10 02:51
A Kurdish civilian from Kamyaran was released on bail and a bail warrant was issued for two other civilians, a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) The source added that Kurdish… The post One Civilians Released, Bail Warrant issued for Two O ...

Emergency State at Saqqez Prison; Prison Guards Attacked Protesting Prisoners

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-10 02:51
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that prisoners held at Saqqez Prison have protested to the “exile of several prisoners and cancellation of short-term furloughs on October 7 per the order… The post Emergency State at Saqqez Prison; Priso ...

#KurdsBetrayedByTrump Trends as Americans Condemn Trump for Pulling U.S. Troops From Northeastern Syria

Newsweek - 2019-10-10 01:26
"The world will never forgive us. Nor should they. #KurdsBetrayedByTrump," Human Rights Campaign's Charlotte Clymer tweeted. ...

Turkish Invasion of Kurdish Syria Will Have 'Disastrous' Humanitarian Consequences, Human Rights Watch Warns

Newsweek - 2019-10-09 15:11
Turkey wants to clear Kurdish armed forces away from its southern border in "Operation Peace Spring." ...

Turkish Judicial Farce Must End With Acquittal Of Human Rights Defenders, Says Amnesty | YubaNet

Yubanet - 2019-10-09 10:25

'We are seeing a push back on human rights' | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-10-09 01:43

Two Human Rights Activists Receive 11th Annual Hrant Dink Awards - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-10-09 01:43

Are international human rights stifling freedom? - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-10-09 01:43

Syrian Christians face new threat from Turkey, human rights group warns

Catholicnewsagency - 2019-10-09 01:31

Turkish Judicial Farce Must End With Acquittal Of Human Rights Defenders – Amnesty International USA

Amnestyusa - 2019-10-08 22:04

Human Rights Watch: Kritik an Bürgermeister-Absetzung - ZDFmediathek

ZDF - 2019-10-08 08:46

UN: World Leaders Should Speak Out for Rights | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-08 07:43

After being hammered over its human rights record, Saudi Arabia brands Australia 'racist' | SBS News

SBS - 2019-10-08 02:47

UN, human rights groups verify YPG’s child recruitment – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-08 02:47

100 human rights organizations in Northern Syria against invasion

ANF - 2019-10-07 22:51
The peoples and institutions in northeast Syria take stand against a possible invasion by the Turkish state. ...

Iraq: Appeals Courts Ignoring Torture Claims | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-07 17:22

Turkey working on new human rights action plan – gov’t spokesperson | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-07 17:22

Human Rights Groups Appeal for More Aid for Refugees in Greece-Relations - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-10-07 13:05

23. September 2019 – Catastrophic human rights situation in Burundi

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-10-07 11:28

China: Xinjiang Children Separated from Families | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-06 03:15

Labour Activist Transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-06 02:18
Labour activist Kamran Sakhtemangar was transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison to serve his prison term on October 3, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Earlier on Aug 29, 2019, the Sanandaj… The post Labour Activist Transferred to ...

Iraq Protests: Death Toll Rises to 100

BAS News - 2019-10-05 23:09
ERBIL - The death toll from the Iraqi protests have risen to 100 as demonstrations have continued in several provinces in the country, a human rights commission said on Saturday. Iraqi Parliamentary Commission of Human Rights said that at least five peop ...

Husband of Iranian human rights lawyer says she is sentenced to 38 years, 148 lashes – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 19:25

Iraq Protests: Commission Says 73 People Killed Since Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-10-05 10:10
ERBIL - The Iraqi Human Rights Commission revealed on Saturday that a total of 73 people have so far been killed since the beginning of the protests in the country on Tuesday. More than 3,000 individuals have also been injured as a result of clashes betw ...

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News | Film Blasts Human Rights Violations

Vineyardgazette - 2019-10-05 06:17

Greece Needs to Face Reality About Asylum Seekers | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-10-05 06:17

One year on, Turkish human rights advocates lament inaction on Khashoggi murder

Al Monitor - 2019-10-05 03:03

Netizen Report: Human rights groups demand justice for Jamal Khashoggi, one year after his murder · Global Voices

Globalvoices - 2019-10-04 21:30

Anti-personnel mines killed 173 civilians in first half of 2019

ANF - 2019-10-04 09:01
According to the Syrian Human Rights Observatory, at least 173 civilians, including 41 children, have been killed in Syria since the beginning of 2019 due to anti-personnel mines and other explosive devices from the war. ...

Enes Kanter met with Hilary and Bill Clinton to discuss human rights | Boston.com

Boston - 2019-10-04 06:12

Holding inmates far from families a violation of human rights, ECtHR says in Turkey ruling - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-10-04 06:12

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