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US sends armoured vehicles to Syria as UN urges Turkey to probe militia's human rights abusesTelegraph - 2020-09-20 15:06
At UN Human Rights Council, OIC and Turkey call for ending rights abuses in Kashmir, PalestineAPP - 2020-09-16 18:13
Turkey must halt Syrian rebel abuses, Human Rights Watch says | ReutersReuters - 2020-09-15 00:18
Belarus Opposition Leader Appeals to UN to Stop Human Rights Abuses in Her Country | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-09-05 00:27
Turkey-Allied Fighters Accused of Human Rights Abuses in Northern Syria | Newsmax.comNewsmax - 2020-08-07 10:50
US concerned over Turkey-backed fighters in Syria, human rights abuses - Egypt TodayEgypttoday - 2020-08-07 10:13
Human Rights Watch calls on Turkey to probe alleged 'serious abuses' by police, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2020-08-01 07:47
U.K. Sanctions Saudis, Russians for Human-Rights Abuses - WSJWSJ - 2020-07-06 20:52
Turkey Accuses EU of Turning a Blind Eye to Human Rights' Abuses Against Refugees by Greece | Al BawabaAlbawaba - 2020-07-01 17:16
Kongra Star writes to UN Secretary GeneralANF - 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." ...
United Nations orders probe into human rights abuses in Libya | Libya News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2020-06-23 18:54
Turkey slams Austria for human rights abuses after ‘blackmail’ criticism | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-06-23 18:54
Mass Grave Uncovered: United Nations orders probe into human rights abuses in Libya - Ventures AfricaVenturesafrica - 2020-06-23 18:53
UN send fact-finding mission to Libya to investigate war crimesANF - 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. ...
Human Rights Watch calls on Libya's Khalifa Haftar to probe abuses by his forces | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2020-06-17 12:26
Turkish-backed Syrian militias routinely commit human rights abuses in northern Syria – op-ed | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-06-03 03:45
Iran Human Rights Abuses on SundayIranfocus - 2020-05-27 17:45
Bipartisan Bill to Oppose Human Rights Abuses Worldwide Amidst PandemicTheepochtimes - 2020-05-09 07:52
Greece hides human rights abuses under the cover of coronavirus | Morning StarMorningstaronline - 2020-04-07 22:45
US State Department maps Turkey’s human rights abuses out - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-03-13 18:10
US Calls Out Iran, China, Venezuela on Human Rights AbusesVoanews - 2020-03-12 23:33
US Calls Out Iran, China and Venezuela on Human Rights Abuses | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-03-11 19:37
New Report Details How Fossil Fuel Industry's Climate Destruction Also Exacerbates Human Rights Abuses - EcoWatchEcowatch - 2020-02-09 17:38
New Report Details How Fossil Fuel Industry's Climate Destruction Also Exacerbates Human Rights Abuses | Common Dreams NewsCommondreams - 2020-02-07 19:56
China bullies the world to look the other way on human-rights abuses - MarketWatchMarketwatch - 2020-02-05 20:08
Venezuela: Violent Abuses in Illegal Gold Mines | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2020-02-05 18:52
As Turkish UPR deadline looms, NGO condemns Ankara’s ‘human rights abuses’ - Egypt TodayEgypttoday - 2020-01-25 03:44
HRW Report: Kuwait Under Wraps For its Human Rights Abuses | Al BawabaAlbawaba - 2020-01-16 17:45
Iran executes 52 ethnic Kurds in 2019: watchdogE-Kurd - 2020-01-08 03:01
SNE, Iranian Kurdistan,— The Iranian authorities executed 52 Kurds in the country’s prisons in 2019, a human rights advocacy group said on Monday. Hengaw Organization, which monitors human rights abuses in the Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat), said in a state ...
Gamal Eid: Egypt rights activist 'attacked and doused in paint by armed men'BBC - 2019-12-31 02:06
Gamal Eid says his attackers were trying to "silence" him for his criticism of human rights abuses. ...
US sanctions individuals suspected of human rights abusesYahoo - 2019-12-18 11:20
U.S. sanctions individuals suspected of human rights abuses | TribLIVE.comTriblive - 2019-12-12 10:20
US sanctions individuals suspected of human rights abuses - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-12-10 21:36
Trump unveils slew of sanctions over human rights abuses overseas - POLITICOPolitico - 2019-12-10 21:36
U.S. condemns Iran for human rights abuses - TV7 Israel NewsTv7israelnews - 2019-11-27 20:38
Turkey must halt Syrian rebel abuses, Human Rights Watch says - ReutersReuters - 2019-11-27 20:38
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 ...
Pompeo: We'll continue to sanction Iran officials for human rights abuses - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-11-27 09:34
Global Affairs finds no evidence linking Saudi arms sales to human rights abuses | CTV NewsCtvnews - 2019-11-22 03:18
Blackburn leads Senate resolution condemning Turkey’s human rights abuses - Ripon AdvanceRiponadvance - 2019-11-14 22:51
Trump Praises Erdogan as Christians in Syria Detail Human Rights Abuses | CBN NewsCBN - 2019-11-14 18:07
UNAMI Launches Dedicated Reporting E-mail for Human Rights ViolationsBAS News - 2019-11-09 12:25
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) — To further strengthen and expand its fact-finding efforts on human rights violations and abuses, particularly in relation to the ongoing protests, UNAMI has set up a dedicated e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Special Represe ...
UN Second Special Report on Protests in Iraq: Human Rights Violations OngoingBAS News - 2019-11-06 12:22
BAGHDAD (UNAMI) — UNAMI has found that serious human rights violations and abuses continued to occur during the second wave of demonstrations that started in Iraq on 25 October. A second report, prepared by the UNAMI Human Rights Office, was published to ...
Overnight Defense: Top diplomat changes testimony to indicate quid pro quo | Dem offers measure on Turkish human rights abuses in Syria | Warren offers plan to address veteran suicide rates | TheHillThehill - 2019-11-06 10:00
Top Dem introduces new measure to require Trump to recognize Turkish human rights abuses in Syria | TheHillThehill - 2019-11-05 22:47
Chile protests: UN to investigate claims of human rights abuses after 18 deaths | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-11-04 14:44
CIA-backed Afghan troops 'committed war crimes': reportBBC - 2019-11-01 00:48
Human Rights Watch reports that Afghan forces committed "extrajudicial killings" and other abuses. ...
US sanctions Zimbabwe state security minister over human rights abuses | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-27 16:18
Congress must take action on Chinese human rights abuses | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-26 16:09
US expresses concern over human rights abuses, discrimination over faith in PakistanAninews - 2019-10-23 17:30
The human rights abuses behind Erdogan and Trump's Syrian 'safe zones' - U.S. News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-22 17:48
The human rights abuses behind Erdogan and Trump's Syrian 'safe zones' - Syria - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-20 03:03
Warriors coach Steve Kerr: China doesn't ask about US 'human rights abuses' | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-19 03:50
How the United States can ensure American weapons aren’t used for human rights abusesMilitarytimes - 2019-10-17 12:28
NBA coach Steve Kerr compares gun violence in US to human rights abuses in ChinaWashingtonexaminer - 2019-10-16 12:08
Fears of ethnic conflict, human rights abuses rise as Turkey’s Syrian fighters push forward - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2019-10-16 02:14
China: Muslim-Majority States Whitewash Abuses | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2019-07-25 23:54
US sanctions 4 Iraqis for corruption, human rights abusesRûdaw - 2019-07-18 23:26
Two of those sanctioned are Hashd al-Shaabi leaders ...
Senate introduces bill to punish Saudi Arabia over human rights abuses - U.S. News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-07-18 02:14
Iran hangs four ethnic Kurds in Iranian Kurdistan: watchdogE-Kurd - 2019-07-17 11:53
ÛRMIYÊ, Iranian Kurdistan,— Four ethnic Kurds were hanged by Iran’s judicial authorities in Urmia Central Prison in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday. Hengaw Organization, which reports on human rights abuses in the Iranian Kurdistan, named the dec ...
Nicki Minaj pulled out of a Saudi Arabia concert after backlash over the country's human rights abusesMIC - 2019-07-10 01:25
Israel Should Work with China, Despite Its Government and Human Rights Abuses | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2019-06-23 12:00
Labour Williamson tabled motion on human rights abuses in TurkeyANF - 2019-05-25 08:04
Labour MP Chris Williamson said that in view of the appalling human rights abuses perpetrated by the Erdogan regime it's time Britain reviewed its relationship with Turkey. ...
Day of action for the hunger strikers across England and WalesANF - 2019-05-04 09:27
The campaign will highlight Turkish human rights abuses and discourage people from the UK from holidaying in Turkey, arguing this indirectly supports human rights abuses in Turkey. ...
As Trump Moves to Label Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group, US Military Aid to Egypt Funds Human Rights Abuses - Citizen TruthCitizentruth - 2019-05-03 00:44
Iraqi Kurdistan responds to U.S. report on human rightsE-Kurd - 2019-03-15 17:00
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari responded on Friday to a US report that highlighted a range of human rights abuses that took place in the Kurdistan Reg ...
EU rebukes Saudi Arabia over human rights abuses at UN forumAlaraby - 2019-03-13 14:59
Europe Slams Saudi Arabia Over Human Rights Abuses and Khashoggi Murder as Trump Administration Gives Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman a PassNewsweek - 2019-03-08 06:50
Iraqi and Kurdish authorities are torturing children to confess ISIS membership, report saysWashington Post - 2019-03-07 06:05
Human Rights Watch alleges a systematic policy of revenge that does not spare minors from the same abuses that have marred the arrest, interrogation and trials of adults. ...
Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee briefs EU lawmakers on Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses | 5Pillars5pillarsuk - 2019-02-25 14:22
Pak minority groups brief US Congressman over human rights abuses | Devdiscourse NewsDevdiscourse - 2019-02-03 21:48
'Populist leaders' encourage rights abuses, Human Rights Watch says - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-01-31 01:43
CAIR Conveniently Ignores Turkey’s Human Rights Abuses | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2018-12-19 15:57
Ignoring human rights abuses - Sunbury NewsSunburynews - 2018-12-14 23:16
Spotlight points to many human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia - News - The Courier-Tribune - Asheboro, NCCourier Tribune - 2018-12-07 02:56
Khashoggi killing casts spotlight on array of human rights abuses by Saudi Arabia - SFGateSfgate - 2018-11-23 05:41
Khashoggi killing spotlights list of Saudi human rights abuses that US overlooks - News - The Daily Ardmoreite - Ardmore, OKArdmoreite - 2018-11-23 04:15
Silicon Valley investors don’t care about Saudi human rights abuses - RecodeRecode - 2018-10-12 05:51
U.N. Human Rights Chief Calls Out U.S., Saudi Arabia, Syria and China for AbusesNewsweek - 2018-09-11 01:48
UNPO: East Turkestan: Poet Intimidated for Talking about Human Rights Abuses in “Re-Educational” CampsUNPO - 2018-08-29 22:35
Mosul detainees were tortured in Iraqi Interior Ministry’s jails: HRWKurdistan24 - 2018-08-19 16:23
Scores of suspected IS fighters are being held in a cramped jail in Mosul amid claims Iraqi troops committed human rights abuses retaking the city. (Photo: AP) ...
Amnesty Strongly Concerned Over Ankara-Backed Rebels Abuses in AfrinBAS News - 2018-08-02 10:20
ERBIL - Amnesty International said on Thursday that the Turkish army in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syrian are giving Syrian rebels "free rein" to commit major human rights abuses, including torture, forced disappearances and looting propert ...