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Today the Finucane Family meets British Secretary of State

ANF - 2020-11-30 09:39
Today the Finucane Family meet British Secretary of State Brandon Lewis to hear how the British government will respond to the Supreme Court ruling that previous investigations into the murder of human rights lawyer Patrick Finucane, were not effective. ...

Ebru Timtik honored with CCBE posthumous Human Rights Award

ANF - 2020-11-29 13:34
The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) granted its 2020 Human Rights Award to seven Egyptian lawyers currently in prison and granted an exceptional posthumous Human Rights Award to Turkish lawyer Ebru Timtik who died in August 2020. ...

Murdered Human Rights lawyer Tahir Elçi remembered five years on | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-11-28 21:03

Tribute to Tahir Elçi in Amed: Your dream is our dream

ANF - 2020-11-28 13:59
Five years after the killing Tahir Elçi, at the scene of the crime in the old cental district of Sur, the Amed Bar Association remembered the human rights lawyer: "Your dream of a democratic, free and peaceful life is also our dream.” ...

Kurdish lawyer posthumously granted 'exceptional' European human rights award

Rûdaw - 2020-11-28 13:47

Iran temporarily releases lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh from prison

ANF - 2020-11-08 11:07
Prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been temporarily released from a prison in Tehran. She was jailed two years ago on spying and propaganda charges. ...

Iranian human rights lawyer given temporary release from prison: judiciary

Rûdaw - 2020-11-08 01:49

Lawyers’ Rights Watch report summarizes its interventions at UN to protect practitioners | Canadian Lawyer

Canadianlawyermag - 2020-11-07 01:11

Human Rights Watchdogs Urge Turkmenistan To Release Lawyer Allaberdyev

Rferl - 2020-10-23 01:20

Turkey Trial Begins into 2015 Killing of Rights Lawyer — Naharnet

Naharnet - 2020-10-22 03:59

Turkey trial begins into 2015 killing of Kurdish prominent rights lawyer Tahir Elci

E-Kurd - 2020-10-21 22:48
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— A long-awaited trial opened Wednesday of three police officers for the 2015 killing of a Kurdish prominent rights lawyer in Diyarbakir (Amed), Turkey’s biggest Kurdish city. Tahir Elci, who campaigned for Kurdish rights ...

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

Middleeasteye - 2020-10-21 15:05

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

Amnesty - 2020-10-21 11:34

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

HRW - 2020-10-21 08:55

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

Yubanet - 2020-10-21 06:02

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

Amnestyusa - 2020-10-20 22:24

'I insist': Film gives new voice to jailed Iran rights lawyer

Rûdaw - 2020-10-12 13:19

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

EXIT - 2020-10-10 16:16

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

Eureporter - 2020-10-05 16:30

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

EXIT - 2020-10-02 07:44

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

Iranhumanrights - 2020-09-30 12:03

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

Eureporter - 2020-09-19 13:44

Kurdish human rights lawyer Ebru Timtik dies after 238-day hunger strike - Gruntstuff

Gruntstuff - 2020-09-18 06:29

Hunger Strike — Turkey Political News: Ebru Timtik, Human Rights Lawyer - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2020-09-08 01:01

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

Eureporter - 2020-09-08 00:35

European rights court denies application for Turkish lawyer on hunger strike - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-04 13:06

Turkish Human Rights Lawyer Dies After Hunger Strike | Scoop News

Scoop - 2020-09-03 10:28

UN calls on Turkey to to release other human rights defenders

ANF - 2020-09-03 09:20
The death of Turkish human rights lawyer Ebru Timtik after a long hunger strike was entirely preventable, UN human rights experts said in a statement, calling on Turkey to release other human rights defenders. ...

Top Civil Rights Lawyer Questions Whether USA Gov can contain Trump and GOP Power Grabs - IDN-InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

Indepthnews - 2020-09-02 11:01

Imprisoned Turkish Human Rights Lawyer Dies After 7-Month Hunger Strike | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2020-09-01 17:24

Turkish human rights lawyer dies after hunger strike

Al Monitor - 2020-08-30 07:40

Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer begins hunger strike

Rûdaw - 2020-08-15 06:23

Turkish human rights lawyer shot dead during press conference | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-07-24 16:55

Some striving for Turkey to slide into chaos, human rights lawyer says | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-06-03 08:02

At least 22 people abducted by mercenaries in Afrin in one month

ANF - 2020-05-18 12:07
Lawyer Ibrahim Şêxo, spokesperson of the Human Rights Organization, spoke about the fascist practices of the occupying Turkish and mercenary forces in Afrin and the crimes of humanity they are carrying out. ...

Imprisoned Chinese rights lawyer released, his wife says

Gulan Media - 2020-04-05 15:07

The Labour Party elects new leader amidst coronavirus crisis

ANF - 2020-04-05 08:12
Human rights lawyer Keir Starmer has been appointed leader of the Labour Party. He succeeds Jeremy Corbyn. ...

Human Rights Association executive sentenced to 6 years in prison

ANF - 2020-03-12 12:24
Human Rights Association central executive member, Lawyer Raci Bilici, was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison. ...

IHD Istanbul co-chair released

ANF - 2020-02-06 17:42
Human Rights Association (IHD) Istanbul Branch co-chair, lawyer Gülseren Yoleri, was released after giving her statement. She had been taken into custody today. ...

ÖHD: Prisoners' right to health should be considered a priority

ANF - 2020-01-21 12:45
Lawyer Gulan Çağın Kaleli said that the annotation in Law No. 6411 should be abolished and the right to health should be taken as a basis to ensure the rights of ill prisoners. ...

457 sick inmates in Turkish prisons are in critical condition: rights lawyer - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-12-05 02:27

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). ...

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

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-10 07:43

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

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 19:25

"This is not an appointment, it is a political coup"

ANF - 2019-08-29 09:58
ÖHP lawyer Sevda Aydın resigned from her duty as an auditor to protest the seizure of the municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. She said:"As a rights defender, I have to defend my people, as a lawyer I have to say that this is coup, not an appointment." ...

Acquittals in Ergenekon trial no surprise, says Turkish human rights lawyer | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-15 07:42

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney slams Trump, saying he 'vilifies' journalists - ABC News

GO - 2019-07-13 12:59

The Secretary of National Unity Party in Kurdistan Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-13 02:00
Farhad Mohammadi, a lawyer and secretary of the National Unity Party in Kurdistan, was released on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this lawyer was released from Sanandaj… ...

Torture in Turkey: "Violence is legitimized by the state"

ANF - 2019-07-07 12:53
Human rights lawyer and activist Eren Keskin comments on the rise in torture incidents in Turkey for ANF. According to her, it is clear that the state legitimizes this violence. ...

Kiwi-Kurdish lawyer on her work in human rights and advocacy for

Rûdaw - 2019-06-20 20:18

Kiwi-Kurdish lawyer on her work in human rights and advocacy for Kurds

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 18:29
Recipient of the Harvard Satter Human Rights Fellowship, Gardi is currently collecting evidence on the Yazidi genocide ...

TJA: Nesrin Sotudeh must be released now

ANF - 2019-06-15 16:33
Free Women’s Movement (Tevgera Jinen Azad - TJA) said human rights defender and lawyer Nesrin Sotudeh imprisoned in Iran must be released immediately. ...

Human rights honour for Turkish lawyer

Lawsociety - 2019-04-12 23:07

German Islamic State woman on trial for letting Yazidi ‘slave’ girl die of thirst

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 13:19
BERLIN,— A German woman who joined the Islamic State group ISIS goes on trial Tuesday accused of the war crime of letting a five-year-old “slave” girl die of thirst. Prominent London-based human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is part of the team representing ...

British Human Rights Lawyer Owen: Support the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-04 11:14
British international human rights lawyer Margaret Owen OBE has started a 5-day hunger strike in the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in London. ...

New Report: 'Rights Lawyer Tahir Elci Shot by Turkish Police'

Theglobepost - 2019-04-03 02:38

Amnesty International Urges Iran to Free Nasrin Sotoudeh

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — Amnesty International has urged Iran to free human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh immediately, calling her trials “grossly unfair”. Soutoudeh is sentenced to a total of 38 years in prison and 148 lashes for her human rights advocacy and rejecting ...

German rights prize for Turkish lawyer for defending journalists | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-24 00:41

International outcry as Iran jails outspoken lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh for 38 years

Rûdaw - 2019-03-12 21:52
“This is the harshest sentence Amnesty International has documented against a human rights defender in Iran in recent years ...

Turkish human rights lawyer may have been killed by a cop, high-tech independent investigation shows - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-02-20 15:44

Human Rights Lawyer Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-19 02:00
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Masoud Shamsnejad, the Human Rights Lawyer who had been arrested on January 08, has been temporarily released on bail of one billion Toman. The lawyer was sentenced to 6 years and 4 m ...

Scots human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar insists Government 'obliged' to bring Jihadi schoolgirl home to have baby

Thescottishsun - 2019-02-17 03:00

Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years of Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-12 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Masoud Shamsnejad, the human rights lawyer, has been sentenced to 6 years in prison by Branch 3 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of propaganda against the state and acting against national se ...

New open-source investigation sheds light on killing of human rights lawyer in Turkey | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-02-09 14:40

'Strong suspicion' Turkey police shot rights lawyer: local bar association

France24 - 2019-02-09 02:30

‘Strong suspicion’ Turkey police shot rights lawyer Tahir Elci: Diyarbakir bar association

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 21:50
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— The bar association in Diyarbakir, Turkey’s biggest Kurdish city, on Friday said three police officers should be treated as suspects in the 2015 murder of a prominent rights lawyer. The remarks came after British inves ...

An Indictment Issued for Detained Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-28 02:01
The hearing of Masoud Shamsnejad, the human rights lawyer, will be held at the Branch 3 of Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on January 31 following an indictment issued by the Orumiyeh Prosecutor’s Office. He was recently detained on charges of acting agai ...

Day of the Endangered Lawyer honors those who fight for human rights – Idaho Business Review

Idahobusinessreview - 2019-01-22 15:47

Lawyer Çelik: Situation in prisons worsening

ANF - 2019-01-11 10:03
Lawyer Çelik spoke of the hunger strike in prisons and of the continued rights violations. ...

A Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-11 02:00
Masoud Shamsnejad, A Kurdish humuman rights lawer, was arrested by security forces on Tuesday in Orumiyeh and transferred to an unknown location. The security forces raided the house and law office of this lawyer while inspecting all his belongings and co ...

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer released

Rûdaw - 2018-11-22 07:15
He was granted conditional release after serving more than half of a 10-year term ...

Lawyer for Turkey's jailed Kurdish politician applies for release after ECHR ruling

Reuters - 2018-11-20 14:36
The lawyer of the ex-head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition said on Tuesday he had applied for the immediate release of Selahattin Demirtas after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) urged Turkey to swiftly process the politician's case. ...

An Iranian human rights lawyer is on hunger strike – but why does no one in Britain care? | The Independent

Independent - 2018-09-08 16:42

Iran human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh announces hunger strike in prison

Gulan Media - 2018-08-26 05:02

Hossein Ahmadi Niaz Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-08-06 02:01
Hussein Ahmadi Niaz, Ramin Hossein Panahi’s lawyer, was arrested after referring to the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj this morning on August 05. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the Kurdish lawyer was arrested at Sanandaj Rev ...

Iran: Lawyer of Kurdish Prisoner on Death Row Arrested

BAS News - 2018-08-05 19:40
ERBIL - Iranian authorities arrested on Sunday the Kurdish lawyer of an Iranian Kurdish prisoner on death row, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that Hussein Ahmadi Niyaz, the lawyer of Ramin Hussein Panahi, was arres ...

Hossein Panahi’s lawyer: Ramin is at the Risk of Imminent Execution

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-05 02:00
Ramin Hossein Panahi’s lawyer stated that his client is still at the risk of imminent execution and his health continues to deteriorate. Hussein Ahmadi Niaz, The lawyer of the political prisoner told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that he had b ...

Week in Brief: #RaminHosseinPanahi

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-10 02:02
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Lawyer says Kurdish death row political prisoner faced torture, unfair trial Ahma ...

IFEX calls for int’l action for pro-Kurdish human rights lawyer Keskin – Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-05-07 04:05

IFEX calls for int’ll action for pro-Kurdish human rights lawyer Keskin – Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-05-05 19:12

I'm a human rights lawyer who travelled to Erdogan's Turkey to see his political opponent tried in court. This is what it's really like | The Independent

Independent - 2018-03-25 06:48

International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute Voices Concern for Kyrgyz Lawyer | The Diplomat

Thediplomat - 2018-03-08 15:35

Turkey’s crumbling rule of law a global issue – Human rights lawyer | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-02-28 20:57

I'm a human rights lawyer who travelled to Erdogan's Turkey to see rebels tried in court. This is what it's really like | The Independent

Independent - 2018-02-28 15:11

The Latest Status of Hedayat Abdollahpour’s Case Reported by His Lawyer

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-16 02:02
In an interview with the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Hossein Ahmad Niazi (the attorney to Hedayat Abdollahpour) confirmed that he had visited him at Orumiyeh Central Prison last week and he had contested the verdict. Hedayat Abdullahpour was ar ...

Human rights activist lawyer Asma Jahangir inspired women to speak loudly | KERA News

Keranews - 2018-02-13 12:25

Human rights activist lawyer Asma Jahangir inspired women to speak loudly | Public Radio International

PRI - 2018-02-13 04:54

Human rights activist lawyer Asma Jahangir inspired women to speak loudly | 90.3 KAZU

KAZU - 2018-02-13 02:16

Prominent Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir dies aged 66

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-12 00:05
Lawyer who was outspoken critic of country’s Islamist extremism had a heart attack in Lahore. Roji Kurd: Asima Jahangirm , one of Pakistan’s most prominent human rights activists, has died of a heart attack aged 66. She was rushed to hospital in Lahore on ...

Kurdish Activist Sentenced to Death in Iran

BAS News - 2018-01-25 21:41
ERBIL — According to information released by Human Rights sources, the Iranian judicial authorities and officials in Sanandaj central prison have informed the family and the lawyer of Ramin Hossein Panahi, a Kurdish political activist, that he has been s ...

American detained in Iraq for several months gains access to lawyer

Rûdaw - 2018-01-06 15:32
“The Trump administration illegally denied an American his rights..." ...

Iraq seeks international help to investigate Islamic State crimes

Nadia Murad - 2017-12-29 18:44
Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman from the Yazidi religious minority who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, have been pushing Iraq to allow a U.N. inquiry. Read more on Reuters. ...

Isolation on Ocelan is contrary to principles of Human Rights

ANHA - 2017-12-13 11:23
The lawyer Mahmoud Jamil said that the isolation imposed on Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocelan is contrary to the principles of Human Rights. ...

Turkey slams PACE for awarding human rights prize to jailed lawyer - Panorama | Armenian news

Panorama - 2017-10-10 09:32

The unclear situation of a Kurd prisoner in Urmia Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 06:54
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, “Saber Shaykh Abdullah”, arrested in 2014 in charge of membership in a Kurdish party and planning and carrying out a bombing in the city of Mahabad, remains uncertain and without a lawyer ...

Lawyer Accuses Intelligence Ministry in Kermanshah of Harassing Kurdish Civil Rights Activist – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2017-08-22 23:48

Iraq seeks international help to investigate Islamic State crimes

Nadia Murad - 2017-08-17 19:12
Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman from the Yazidi religious minority who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, have been pushing Iraq to allow a U.N. inquiry. Read more on Reuters. ...

At the first court hearing, lawyer Leila Zana called for her client’s innocence

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-12 18:15
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, in the first session of the “People’s Democratic People’s Party (HDP )” city of Agri Parliamentary Representative, “Leila Zana”, was arrested on Tuesday 11 July 2017, at the Turkish Major Crimes Tribuna ...

PKK and Turkey obliged to ceasefire

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:11
Osman Baydemir is a Kurdish member of Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in the Turkish Parliament. He is also a lawyer and human rights activist in Turkey. Previously, he was the mayor of Diyarbakir. As a human rights activist and as a politician, Osman Bay ...

Human rights lawyer rolls out proposal to solve the property issue - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2017-06-16 10:49
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