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 relati...

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


Switzerland’s draft anti-terrorism legislation violates international human rights standards by expa...

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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 dis...

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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...

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Persecution of human rights defenders in Turkey


Friday’s conviction of four human rights defenders of terrorism charges in Istanbul continues a patt...

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Three opposition MPs in Turkey removed from office and arrested

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Three opposition MPs in Turkey had their parliamentary immunity revoked and were arrested on Thursda...

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The legacy of state of emergency rule in Turkey


The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed our lives and enjoyment of rights. The now-familiar ...

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Watching History Slowly Disappear: Hasankeyf


“Those who opposed (the project) were accused of being political. Even if you’re an environmentalist...

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UN Condemns Iran’s Execution of Child Offenders


United Nations experts have expressed shock and dismay at Iran’s execution of a second child offende...

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Turkey’s Campaign against Civil Society: Osman Kavala Re-Arrested

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - DECEMBER 11:  Member of the International Peace and Reconciliation Initiative (IPRI) delegation to Turkey Osman Kavala is seen during a joint press conference with Chair of the Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left at the European Parliament Gabriele Zimmer, Chair of IPRI Judge Essa Moosa, French politician Francis Wurtz and Chair of the EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) Kariane Westrheim after 11th International Conference on the European Union, Turkey, the Middle East and the Kurds at European Parliament headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on December 11, 2014. (Photo by Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

MoJust condemns the callous re-arrest of businessman, philanthropist and human rights defender Osman...

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