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Legal Proceedings Against Israel at The Hague

Legal Proceedings Against Israel at The Hague

In a groundbreaking legal move, the Republic of South Africa has initiated a case against the State of Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. This unprecedented case, opened on December 29, 2023, marks a significant moment in international law and relations. Accusation at the Core: South Africa has formally accused […]

Armenia Joins The ICC in a Geopolitical Tightrope

Armenia Joins The ICC in a Geopolitical Tightrope

Azerbaijan has gained full control of the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, leading to mass exodus of Armenians from the enclave. In a move to prevent further attacks from Azerbaijan on Armenia and hold it responsible for potential war crimes, Armenia ratified the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, on October 3. But […]

Unrecognized Tragedy: The Call for Êzîdî Genocide Recognition

Unrecognized Tragedy: The Call for Êzîdî Genocide Recognition

Today, we solemnly commemorate the ninth anniversary of the horrific genocide committed by ISIS against the Êzîdî community in the Sinjar region of Mosul on August 3, 2014. This relentless attack resulted in the death of thousands of Yazidis Kurds, while an estimated 6,410 people, primarily women and children, were captured. MESOPOTAMIA OBSERVATORY OF JUSTICE […]

In memoriam for the victims of Dersim Genocide

In memoriam for the victims of Dersim Genocide

On 4 May 1937, the Council of Ministers of Turkey, in close collaboration with the General Staff of Turkish Army decided secretly on a forceful attack against the Alevi Kurdish population of Dersim, to kill all Kurds who resisted to the forced assimilation policies and to deport the civilian surviving population according to the 1934 […]

In memoriam for the victims of Armenian Genocide

In memoriam for the victims of Armenian Genocide

April 24th marks the 108th anniversary of Metz Yeghern -the Great Evil – when more than one million men, women, and children were exterminated by the ottoman nationalist government in Mesopotamia. Armenian Genocide in 1915 was a prelude to a series of other mass-atrocity crimes such as deportations, ethnic cleansing, mass murders, forced migrations and […]

Tremblement de terre : Drame humanitaire et crimes de masse

Tremblement de terre : Drame humanitaire et crimes de masse

Le 6 février 2023, deux tremblements de terre ont frappé la Turquie et la Syrie et ont fait des dizaines de milliers de morts et de blessés. Des villages et des villes sont entièrement détruits et des centaines de milliers de personnes sont devenues sans abri dans des conditions hivernales difficiles. Nous sommes témoins de […]

On the current events in Iran and Rojhilat

On the current events in Iran and Rojhilat

The history of the Kurds indicates that betrayal and treachery has played an essential role in their domination over at least the last four centuries. In this short paper, I claim that the Kurdish people should reflect on the death of Jîna Emînî (Mahsa Amini), and the current events in Iran, from a political realist […]

The Law, « Othered » Asylum seekers and the UK

The Law, « Othered » Asylum seekers and the UK

In an interview, Margaret Owen OBE, a barrister, international women’s human rights activist, patron of Peace in Kurdistan and founder and president of Widows for Peace and Democracy (WPD) and advisor at Mojust, explained why Suella Braverman’s position as UK’s home secretary is untenable, given the asylum policies and practices she has overseen, which have […]