UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Turkey-backed SNA committed the war crimes September 15, 2020 READ MORE Switzerland’s new “terrorism” definition sets a dangerous precedent worldwide September 14, 2020 READ MORE Iraq: Justice and reconciliation key to ending long-term internal displacement July 9, 2020 READ MORE Remembering Srebrenica: Honour victims and survivors by preventing future atrocities July 9, 2020 READ MORE Persecution of human rights defenders in Turkey July 8, 2020 READ MORE Pour la libération de tous les prisonnières et des prisonniers politiques en Turquie June 17, 2020 READ MORE Three opposition MPs in Turkey removed from office and arrested June 5, 2020 READ MORE The legacy of state of emergency rule in Turkey May 27, 2020 READ MORE Tsitsekun*: The Circassian genocide will neither be forgotten nor forgiven ! May 21, 2020 READ MORE Justice for the victims of Dersim Genocide May 4, 2020 READ MORE Watching History Slowly Disappear: Hasankeyf April 29, 2020 READ MORE Mojust in memoriam for the victims of Armenian Genocide April 24, 2020 READ MORE UN Condemns Iran’s Execution of Child Offenders April 22, 2020 READ MORE Halabja massacre is a war crime March 16, 2020 READ MORE Turkey’s Campaign against Civil Society: Osman Kavala Re-Arrested February 21, 2020 READ MORE European Court upholds Osman Kavala's claim of arbitrary detention December 10, 2019 READ MORE Starvation of Civilians Recognised as a War Crime in Non-International Armed Conflicts December 6, 2019 READ MORE First Da’esh/ISIS fighter convicted of war crimes in The Netherlands July 27, 2019 READ MORE The Detention of Selahattin Demirtaş and the Situation of Opposition Politicians in Turkey February 8, 2019 READ MORE Criminalisation of Lawyers in Turkey November 9, 2018 READ MORE
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UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Turkey-backed SNA committed the war crimes

Syrians continue to be killed, suffer severe hardships and grave rights violations, despite a relative reduction in largescale hostilities since the 5 March ceasefire, according to the latest findings of the UN Syrian Commission of Inquiry. The Commission of Inquiry’s 25-page report released today documents continuing violations and abuses by nearly every conflict actor controlling territory in […]

Switzerland’s new “terrorism” definition sets a dangerous precedent worldwide

Switzerland’s draft anti-terrorism legislation violates international human rights standards by expanding the definition of terrorism, and would set a dangerous precedent for the suppression of political dissent worldwide, UN human rights experts* warned today. They expressed regret at the refusal of the Swiss authorities to change contentious sections of the draft law, now before parliament, […]

Iraq: Justice and reconciliation key to ending long-term internal displacement

A UN human rights expert has urged Iraq to redouble its efforts to assist and protect internally displaced persons, and support them in achieving lasting solutions, with particular care for the most vulnerable. “I commend the Government of Iraq for the measures it has taken to address internal displacement that have been instrumental in promoting […]

Remembering Srebrenica: Honour victims and survivors by preventing future atrocities

UN human rights experts today urged governments to honour victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide by building peaceful, inclusive and just societies to prevent a repetition of such an atrocity. “Genocides are not spontaneous,” the 17 experts said. “They are the culmination of unchallenged and unchecked intolerance, discrimination and violence.” On the 25th anniversary of the […]

Persecution of human rights defenders in Turkey

Friday’s conviction of four human rights defenders of terrorism charges in Istanbul continues a pattern of prosecutions designed to restrict human rights defenders and silence critical voices. These baseless convictions are consistent with the recent warning of Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, of a politicised Turkish judiciary criminalising legitimate and peaceful […]

Pour la libération de tous les prisonnières et des prisonniers politiques en Turquie

Le projet de modification de loi sur l’exécution des peines et des mesures a été présenté à la Présidence de l’Assemblée nationale turque (AN) en date du 18 mars 2020.  En préambule, les auteurs de ce projet faisaient référence à la pandémie actuelle, COVID-19, et attiraient l’attention du législateur sur les conséquences désastreuses que pourraient […]