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UN Report on Torture in Iraqi Prisons

August 3, 2021

UN Report on Torture in Iraqi Prisons

Iraq’s legal framework to prevent ill-treatment, developed over several years, now needs to be translated into effective measures to tackle ...

UN: discrimination against Palestinian minority must stop

June 2, 2021

UN: discrimination against Palestinian minority must stop

A UN human rights expert condemned attacks on Israel’s Palestinian minority by extreme right-wing and vigilante groups, including ...

UN: appeals for respect international law

May 18, 2021

UN: appeals for respect international law

“Over the past 10 days, the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel has deteriorated at an alarming rate,” she said ...

Israël-Palestine:  l’ONU a appelé  au strict respect du droit international

May 18, 2021

Israël-Palestine: l’ONU a appelé au strict respect du droit international

La Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme, Michelle Bachelet a appelé toutes les parties à prendre des mesures pour ...

UN: Turkey’s withdrawing from Istanbul Convention is shocking

March 23, 2021

UN: Turkey’s withdrawing from Istanbul Convention is shocking

Turkey’s announcement at the weekend that it was withdrawing from the Istanbul Convention, an important regional human rights treaty on ...

UN expert: US must remove sanctions and allow Syria to rebuild

December 29, 2020

UN expert: US must remove sanctions and allow Syria to rebuild

UN human rights expert Alena Douhan today called on the United States to remove unilateral sanctions which may inhibit rebuilding of Syria’s ...

Une semaine pas très spéciale à Diyarbakir

December 23, 2020

Une semaine pas très spéciale à Diyarbakir

C’est un dur métier d’être défenseur.e des droits ou avocat.e à Diyarbakir. Pour celles et ceux qui ne la connaissent pas, Diyarbakir ...

UN experts call on Iran to halt execution of Ahmadreza Djalali

November 25, 2020

UN experts call on Iran to halt execution of Ahmadreza Djalali

UN human rights experts* said they were alarmed by reports that Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali has reportedly been transferred to ...

Trump’s record of criminal activities and Saudi complicity in child massacres in Yemen

November 17, 2020

Trump’s record of criminal activities and Saudi complicity in child massacres in Yemen

In late January 2017, just weeks after Donald Trump was sworn in as commander-in-chief, U.S. troops carried out a raid in the southwestern ...

IADL demands freedom for Maher al-Akhras

October 29, 2020

IADL demands freedom for Maher al-Akhras

The calls for freedom for imprisoned Palestinian hunger striker Maher al-Akhras are growing as he enters his 92nd day of hunger ...