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Rio violence: Protests as girl, eight, 'killed by police'

BBC - 2019-09-23 00:11
The eight-year-old Brazilian girl was with her mother in a van when she was hit in the back. ...

Afrin : 29 femmes enlevées en 2 mois @KurdistanAu

L'Important - 2019-09-22 18:36
AFRIN ? Au cours des deux derniers mois, au moins 29 femmes auraient été enlevées à Afrin occupée par la Turquie. Par ailleurs, on signale des suicides en hausse dus aux enlèvements, à la violence et à la répression perpétrés par les ...

Afrin: 29 women were abducted, more committed suicide in 2 months

ANF - 2019-09-21 14:24
At least 29 women were reported abducted in Turkish occupied Afrin in the last two months. Reports are coming through of increasing suicide rates due to abduction, violence and repression. ...

Women rallied in Madrid against femicide

ANF - 2019-09-21 10:23
Thousands of protesters gathered in central Madrid on Friday to draw attention to domestic violence in a year when, 42 women have been killed by their partner or ex-partners since the beginning of 2019. ...

Amnesty International warns of arbitrary police violence in Hong Kong

Gulan Media - 2019-09-20 00:40

No support for any sort of violence: Lord Mayor of London Peter Estlin - World News

Indiatoday - 2019-09-17 18:49

Women of Raqqa say no to gender-related violence

ANF - 2019-09-16 09:23
Raqqa Women's Executive held a press release in front of the women's administration building against violence against women. ...

Hong Kong protests: Petrol bombs and water cannon used in clashes

BBC - 2019-09-16 00:25
Violence breaks out after thousands defy a police ban to march as unrest continues unabated. ...

Skyrocketing Violence Continues Ahead of Colombian Elections | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-09-13 03:18

UN to discuss Syria report in Geneva

ANF - 2019-09-12 10:25
The UN Commission of Inquiry has published a report on the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, which, it said, is "characterized by intensifying levels of violence that continues to torment civilians." ...

Sexual violence in South Africa: 'I was raped, now I fear for my daughters'

BBC - 2019-09-12 02:50
South Africans have been outraged by a spate of rapes and murders, prompting demands for a return of the death penalty. ...

Former Fresno County sheriff's deputy admits to domestic violence, avoids felony strikes [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-09-10 09:17

Afghans brace for fresh violence after US-Taliban talks halt

Gulan Media - 2019-09-10 06:06

Social media leading to violence against women in Kurdistan: official |

Rûdaw - 2019-09-09 17:06

World News Summary: Afghan government urges Taliban to stop violence, hold direct talks | Devdiscourse

Devdiscourse - 2019-09-08 15:56

Kurdistan President Urges Peaceful Talks to Address Kurdish Question in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-09-08 15:46
ERBIL — The Kurdish question in Turkey should be addressed through peaceful means not war and violence, said Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani. The remarks were made during a meeting between Barzani and a high-level delegation of the Peoples' ...

Women marched in Marseille: "Stand up for Freedom and Change"

ANF - 2019-09-08 13:04
Hundreds of people marched in Marseille led by Kurdish women against the AKP political coup and violence against women. ...

Femicide: The murders giving Europe a wake-up call

BBC - 2019-09-07 01:57
France has announced measures to tackle violence, but how does it compare with the rest of Europe? ...

Video: The Combustible Border Between Venezuela and Brazil

International Crisis Group - 2019-09-06 16:00
The frontier between Brazil and its crisis-ridden neighbour Venezuela has become a major migration route, a hotspot for crime and a flashpoint for violence. ...

News Wrap: Taliban inflict more deadly violence in Afghanistan | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-09-06 13:00

South Africa closes embassy in Nigeria after xenophobic violence

BBC - 2019-09-06 00:20
South Africa says its diplomatic staff in Nigeria have received threats of reprisal attacks. ...

Savannah Strife: Brazil’s Combustible Border with Venezuela

International Crisis Group - 2019-09-05 20:36
The frontier between Brazil and its crisis-ridden neighbour Venezuela has become a major migration route, a hotspot for crime and a flashpoint for violence. This is the first of three commentaries on Venezuela’s troubled borderlands. ...

S. Africa closes embassy in Nigeria amid escalating row over xenophobic violence

Gulan Media - 2019-09-05 15:42

Stars boycott South Africa over xenophobic attacks

BBC - 2019-09-05 01:44
Nigerians Burna Boy and Tiwa Savage are outraged by violence targeting foreigners in South Africa. ...

Women Face Rising Violence in Male-Dominated Turkey | Balkan Insight

Balkaninsight - 2019-09-02 08:00

The anatomy of gender violence in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-02 02:22

Hong Kong: Blue-dyed water fired at protesters defying ban

BBC - 2019-09-01 00:51
Police fired blue-dyed water and fired teargas at protesters as violence once again hit the city. ...

Group uses yoga to help Yezidis who suffered gender-based violence under ISIS

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-31 11:00

The second life of Raqqa: 700,000 citizens returned to the city

ANF - 2019-08-28 11:40
Raqqa was the city ISIS jihadists proclaimed the capital of their Caliphate. It is also one of the city which suffered most and witnessed inhuman massacres, beheading, violence difficult to express with words. ...

The second life of Raqqa: 700,000 citizens returned to city

ANF - 2019-08-28 11:18
Raqqa was the city ISIS jihadists proclaimed the capital of their Caliphate. It is also one of the city which suffered most and witnessed inhuman massacres, beheading, violence difficult to express with words. ...

258 cases of violence against women in the Kurdistan Region

Kurdiu - 2019-08-24 16:06

Action against women murders and trustees attacked by police

ANF - 2019-08-24 09:45
A protest was organised by the HDP youth branch to protest both violence against women and the seizure by the AKP of the municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. Police attacked the crowd and 8 people were taken into custody. ...

Turkey vows to tackle violence after woman's brutal killing

Citynews1130 - 2019-08-23 21:42

HDP members subjected to violence in custody go on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-08-23 15:37
Hundreds of HDP members detained on August 19 have been subjected to mistreatment and violence in custody. The detainees are going on a hunger strike in Amed. ...

Resistance in Amed continues amid police violence and attacks

ANF - 2019-08-21 14:42
HDP MPs held a press statement during the sit-in against the usurpation of municipalities in Amed. HDP MP Leyla Guven said a Kurdish alliance is needed against these policies. Meanwhile, the police detained at least 15 people during the attacks. ...

People on the streets in Amed despite bans and police violence

ANF - 2019-08-20 14:31
Protests have continued since the metropolitan municipality was usurped on Monday in Amed, and so have the police attacks. Today’s protests were attacked as well, but the people remain on the streets. ...

Gender and violence research centres progress in Iraqi Kurdistan

Gulan Media - 2019-08-18 14:22

Gender and violence research centres progress in Iraqi Kurdistan

Rûdaw - 2019-08-18 11:28
We need all the support we can get to make our world safer for women ...

Mexico teen rape cases: Women protest against police violence

BBC - 2019-08-18 01:27
Women in Mexico City demand action after sexual assault allegations involving police officers. ...

When people's demands are not listened to, violence increases

ANF - 2019-08-17 12:41
Talking about the negative effects of war and violence on society, Social Service Worker Mustafa Altintop said: "When the demands of the society are not accepted, domestic violence escalates." ...

How Hong Kong got trapped in a cycle of violence

BBC - 2019-08-17 03:22
Police and protesters are locked into a spiral of provocation - is there any way out? ...

Zimbabwe: At Least 6 Dead in Post-Election Violence | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-08-15 19:47

U.S.-Turkey safe zone deal could lead to increased violence - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-15 00:55

Standard Operating Procedures for Prevention of and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Kurdistan Region of Iraq [EN/AR/KU] - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-08-13 19:10

Hong Kong protests: Violence erupts in train stations

BBC - 2019-08-13 01:39
Local news outlets captured police shooting non-lethal ammunition at close range and tear gas. ...

Calming the Restless Pacific: Violence and Crime on Colombia’s Coast

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-08 17:06
Three years after the FARC peace deal, Colombia’s Pacific region has seen surges of both dissident guerrilla activity and drug-related crime. To better aid this historically neglected area, the state should expand its presence, speed up development proje ...

Far-right violence: Berlin residents 'targeted by neo-Nazis'

BBC - 2019-08-08 03:01
Since the refugee crisis in 2016, politicians and local residents in Berlin have reported an increase in threats. ...

Afghan violence: Taliban bomb kills many amid peace talks with US

BBC - 2019-08-08 00:52
At least 14 people are killed just days after progress was claimed in US-Taliban talks. ...

Chicago Officials Respond After Ivanka Trump Tweets Error-Filled Message About Weekend Violence [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-07 16:46

Civil Rights Groups Rally Against Gun Violence and White Supremacy at White House | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-08-07 15:51

Rev. Owens: Chicago community must come together to address these issues of violence [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-07 13:20

Peace and Electoral Democracy in Myanmar

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-05 23:38
Myanmar’s 2020 polls are a chance to consolidate electoral democracy in the country. Yet many ethnic minorities doubt that voting gives them a real say. To preempt possible violence, the government and outside partners should work to enhance the ballot’s ...

REFILE-Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims

Yahoo - 2019-08-04 19:15

Steve Maia Caniço rally: French police clashes erupt in Nantes

BBC - 2019-08-04 03:29
A rally over Steve Maia Caniço's death at a music festival has descended into violence in Nantes. ...

Transitional Housing Case Manager - YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee - Nashville, TN

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-08-03 03:00
Position Summary*. The position is responsible for providing counseling, advocacy, and case management to domestic violence survivors within the Transitional...From Indeed - Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:38:31 GMT - View all Nashville, TN jobs ...

Brazil's indigenous people: Miners kill one in invasion of protected reserve

BBC - 2019-07-29 00:17
Members of a remote village have fled and there are fears of further violence. ...

Turkish police violence victim arrested after ECHR accepts his complaint against Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-26 13:19

Poland LGBT march: Police arrest 25 after attacks on activists

BBC - 2019-07-23 01:07
Police clashed with anti-LGBT protesters after violence marred a Polish city's first equality march. ...

Avoiding a Protracted Conflict in Libya

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-22 20:01
The continued violence between the two local forces competing for power, and their inability to cooperate has locked the conflict in a stalemate that sees no immediate end. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 - Second Update, Crisis Group urges the ...

Hong Kong's Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-22 13:11

Hong Kong in shock after masked men attacked demonstrators

ANF - 2019-07-22 09:26
Hong Kong is in shock after a night of violence on Sunday. Dozens of masked men stormed a train station and attack pro-democracy protesters and passersby in the district of Yuen Long. ...

Preventing Further Conflict and Fragmentation in Ethiopia

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-19 19:02
High-profile assassinations, intercommunal violence and the question of Sidama statehood have endangered Ethiopia’s transition to a multi-party democracy. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European Union and ...

Crucial Reforms Languish as Colombia Seeks to Consolidate Peace

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-19 13:26
Colombia’s fragile peace is threatened by rural violence and the humanitarian burden of hosting Venezuelan refugees. In this excerpt from its Watch List 2019 – Second Update, Crisis Group urges the European Union and its member states to sustain strong s ...

Saving the Stockholm Agreement and Averting a Regional Conflagration in Yemen

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-18 16:10
The UN-brokered Stockholm Agreement to stop fighting around Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeida is faltering as violence on other frontlines and across the Saudi border escalates. The UN and P5 should stabilise the Stockholm Agreement and push conflict parti ...

Marginalizing Iraq's IDPs will lead to radicalization, yet more violence: USIP director

Rûdaw - 2019-07-18 11:12
All children - including those born to ISIS families - should have access to state amenities ...

Pakistan arrests key militant; Turkey to lose F-35?; Vietnam-China tensions rise; Warding off election violence; And a bit more. - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-07-18 00:54

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology -

Europeansting - 2019-07-15 17:04

Hundreds of Nineveh IDPs returned to home areas: Migration and Displacement ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 01:00
Process of returning IDPs home after years of violence continues ...

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires | UN News

UN - 2019-07-13 12:59

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ | UN News

UN - 2019-07-13 12:59

Kurdistan Region debates merit, ethics of using the death penalty

Rûdaw - 2019-07-12 23:20
“Violence leads to violence. Capital punishment is an extreme sentence ...

Papua New Guinea tribal violence leaves more than 20 dead, mostly women and children

FOX News - 2019-07-11 06:11
More than 20 people -- mostly women and children -- have been killed in days of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to officials. ...

Papua New Guinea: Women and children killed in tribal massacre

BBC - 2019-07-11 01:24
At least 24 people are dead, including two pregnant women, in tribal violence in Papua New Guinea. ...

ECHR convicts Turkey in Demirtaş case

ANF - 2019-07-09 13:59
Following a detailed examination of the statements made by Demirtaş, the ECHR found that, taken as a whole, they could not be regarded as amounting to incitement to engage in violence, armed resistance or rebellion, nor did they constitute hate speech. ...

KDP, PUK at continued loggerheads over Kirkuk governor appointment

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
The KDP-PUK deadlock comes while violence flares in Kirkuk ...

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. ...

Intensifying Violence Dulls Afghans' Hopes for Peace

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-05 21:55
A return visit to Taliban strongholds in rural Afghanistan reveals that hopes for peace last year’s brief ceasefire sparked have dimmed amid growing violence – despite progress in peace talks. ...

Syrian businesses attacked in Istanbul as views harden against refugees

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 20:36
The city saw similar violence in February ...


Yahoo - 2019-07-04 14:54

Crackdown Raises Stakes as Honduran Protesters March On

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-02 19:19
Ten years after a coup, Honduras remains deeply polarised. Mass protests and the government’s heavy-handed response have damaged the economy and sparked deadly violence. Crisis Group Northern Triangle Analyst Tiziano Breda explains the origins of the int ...

Belonging and Displacement: Uniting heads, hearts and hands

Rûdaw - 2019-06-29 00:56
From homelessness to displacement from violence, displacement is on the rise globally, says Dr. Sharifi ...

LIVE news updates: Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for Jharkhand mob violence

Nationalheraldindia - 2019-06-25 21:23

Women protest against male violence in Amed

ANF - 2019-06-22 14:49
In Amed, women took to the streets to protest against male violence. Several women have been murdered in the Kurdish metropolis in recent weeks. ...

Killing Kolbers: Iran and Economic Terrorism

Hawzhin Press - 2019-06-21 18:30
Economic violence has been a tool of authoritarian states against minorities in the region for decades. The Kolbers symbolize the intersection where race and class come together and add a further layer of violence, marginalization and oppression to the K ...

Killing Kolbers: Iran and Economic Violence

Hawzhin Press - 2019-06-21 08:14
Economic violence has been a tool of authoritarian states against minorities in the region for decades. The Kolbers symbolize the intersection where race and class come together and add a further layer of violence, marginalization and oppression to the K ...

UNHCR: 70.8 million people forcibly displaced in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-19 12:53
Wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest annual study by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. ...

U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan resigned

ANF - 2019-06-19 10:49
U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan resigned as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family. ...

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north

Gulan Media - 2019-06-16 01:01

Women to go on strike today in Switzerland

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women across Switzerland will go on strike today as part of a global movement calling for gender equality and an end to violence against women. ...

Iraqi Hezbollah Blames Saudi Arabia for Resurgence of Terrorism

BAS News - 2019-06-13 12:57
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia for the violence and continued terror across Iraq. The group released a statement to lay the blame on Saudi Arabia for recently increasing terrorist attacks in northern and western Iraq, inc ...

Rojava: a Project for Peace on the Syrian Border

Hawzhin Press - 2019-06-13 08:00
A revolution is unfolding in Rojava, in the north-east of Syria. In a region wracked with violence, the Kurdish-left are constructing an anti-capitalist, feminist experiment, with peace as their aim. The post Rojava: a Project for Peace on the Syrian Bor ...

PUK, Sulaimani police deny involvement in Gorran shooting death

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 20:50
Sulaimani police say there was violence between hospital security and 'an armed group' ...

Averting Violence in Zanzibar’s Knife-edge Election

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-07 18:14
Next year’s elections in Zanzibar, the semi-autonomous Tanzanian archipelago, will be hard fought. With the ruling party changing the rules in its favour, they could turn violent. The islands’ politicians should urgently meet to discuss levelling the pla ...

In Turkey, violence starts as hunger strikes end

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-07 18:10
On 27 May 2019, the Turkish army launched a military operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Hakurk area in northern Iraq. It was not just an air operation for a change but a seemingly limited ground operation as well, with soldiers dr ...

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians

Rûdaw - 2019-06-07 15:57
Five weeks of violence has driven nearly 300,000 people from their homes ...

Jihadists kill 11 regime forces in Syria's northwest: monitor

Rûdaw - 2019-06-06 22:46
It comes amid an escalation in violence by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham ...

Sudan crisis: Security forces attack protesters

BBC - 2019-06-04 01:27
Video from Khartoum shows injured people and the sound of gunfire as tensions spill over into violence. ...

Sudan crisis: Security forces condemned for violence against protesters

BBC - 2019-06-04 00:02
Security forces attack pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, reportedly killing at least 30 people. ...

Turkey and Russia face escalation of violence over Syria’s push into Idlib | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-06-03 20:56

Terror in Afrin: Woman’s nails pulled out

ANF - 2019-06-03 14:33
L.H. and family spoke about the violence in Afrin after they managed to leave by bribing the gangs. L.H. said a woman’s nails were pulled out by the gangs in their village. ...
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