Oct 15, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to the Streets in Solidarity against Turkish Offensive

Over the last days, global protests took place against the Turkish military offensive in the Northeast of Syria. In Iranian Kurdistan, 400 protesters gathered at Iqbal Square in Sanandaj last Friday [11 October 2019] to express their opposition to the ethnic cleansing conducted by Turkey. Kurdish people have expressed their feeling of abandonment and betrayal by the United States and the EU, after...

Oct 15, 2019

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to...

Over the last days, global protests took place against the Turkish military offensive in the Northeast of Syria. In Iranian Kurdistan, 400 protesters gathered at Iqbal Square in Sanandaj last Friday [11...

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Oct 11, 2019

Ogoni: Dutch Case Presents Renewed Opportunity...

The hearings taking place during the Kiobel v Shell case held in The Hague present a renewed opportunity to hold Shell accountable for its gross human rights abuses in Nigeria. The case will bring to the...

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Oct 08, 2019

East Turkestan: The United States Bans 28 Chinese...

In light of the continued suppression, detention, and mass surveillance of the Uyghurs by the Chinese government, the United States has blacklisted 28 Chinese public security companies, which potentially...

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Oct 08, 2019

Ilham Tohti Shortlisted for the European Union's...

Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti, who has been serving a life sentence in Chinese prison since 2014, has been shortlisted for the prestigous Sakharov prize for freedom of thought. Presented by the European...

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Oct 07, 2019

Oromo: Athletes Raise Awareness of Human Rights...

Since 2001 Eritrea has become a militarized state where the government started arresting journalists and representatives who demanded democratic reforms for the country as well as to repress freedom of...

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Oct 07, 2019

Balochistan: Enforced Disappearances of Women...

According to a recent report released by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, there has been an alarming increase in cases of enforced disappearances of women in Balochistan. Human rights observers...

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Oct 04, 2019

West Papua: Indonesian Government Uses Intimidation...

As the Indonesian government intensifies its crackdown on peaceful Papua activists seeking their integral right to self-determination, the state authorities attempt to silence a female human rights lawyer...

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Oct 04, 2019

Haratin: Head of State Consults Opposition Leader...

On Monday, October 2, newly elected head of state, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani received at length Biram Dah Abeid, parliamentarian and anti-slavery leader, who came second after last June's presidential election...

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