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Turkey’s destruction of Kurdish cemeteries and gravestones in the South East of Turkey

Turkey’s destruction of Kurdish cemeteries and gravestones in the South East of Turkey

A recently published report of mine – ‘Turkey’s Destruction of Kurdish Graves’ – published by the Mesopotamia Observatory of Justice (MOJUST) and the Turkey based Özgürlük için Hukukçular Derneği (Association of Lawyers for Freedom – ÖHD) provides, for the first time, an unprecedented account of Turkey’s acts of destruction that have been directed against Kurdish cemeteries and graves in the South East of Turkey (North Kurdistan) from 2015 to the end of 2020.

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The international foundation Mesopotamia Observatory of Justice (Mojust) is looking for volunteer interns. We have attached importance to working with volunteer interns since the day we were founded. Interns are involved in projects critical to the day-to-day work of our non-profit organization. Interns are involved in the work of the program for a period of 1 […]

Mojust in memoriam for the victims of Armenian Genocide

Mojust in memoriam for the victims of Armenian Genocide

April 24th marks the 107th 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 1905 was a prelude to a series of  other mass-atrocity crimes such as deportations, ethnic cleansing, mass murders, forced migrations and […]

 Ex-procureur Suisse est menacé par les renseignements serbes

 Ex-procureur Suisse est menacé par les renseignements serbes

Ex-procureur suisse réputé pour ses enquêtes internationales, y compris sur le trafic d’organes au Kosovo, a révélé être menacé de mort par des « milieux des services de renseignement serbes », et vivre sous protection policière. « Le 18 décembre 2020, j’ai reçu un appel de la police qui m’informait que j’étais menacé de mort et m’annonçait que […]

Mercenaries Companies in Armed Conflicts and International Law

Mercenaries Companies in Armed Conflicts and International Law

Several armed conflicts classified in Geneva Academy’s online portal see the participation of mercenaries or private military security companies alongside states’ armed forces. Dr Chiara Redaelli, in charge of RULAC and an expert in IHL, answers the questions regarding what IHL says about this phenomenon. This is notably the case for instance in Mozambique and Nagorno Karabakh. Does […]

UN Child Rights Commitee: France Violated Rights of French Children

UN Child Rights Commitee: France Violated Rights of French Children

France’s failure to repatriate French children who have been held in Syrian camps in life-threatening conditions for years violates their right to life, as well as their right to be free from inhuman and degrading treatment, the UN Child Rights Committee has found.  The Child Rights Committee (CRC) issued its findings today after considering three cases filed by a […]

Turkey’s Destruction of Kurdish Graves

Turkey’s Destruction of Kurdish Graves

Our report on Turkey’s Destruction of Kurdish Graveyards its just published.  The Turkish security forces’ widespread and systematic attacks on the Kurdish cemeteries and graves represents one of the AKP’s modern suppression methods that has bolstered Turkey’s Kurdish annihilation policy. As this report reveals, between 17 September 2015 and 4 April 2020, the Turkish security […]

Turkey’s Destruction of Kurdish Graves

Made with Visme This report, published by the Swiss based Mesopotamia Observatory of Justice (MOJUST) and Turkey based Özgürlük için Hukukçular Derneği (Association of Lawyers for Freedom – ÖHD) provides, for the first time, an unprecedented account of Tur- key’s war that has been directed against Kurdish cemeteries and graves in the South East of Turkey […]

UN Report on Torture in Iraqi Prisons

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 torture in detention centres and prevent further violations, a UN report published on Tuesday highlights.   The report* of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the UN Human Rights Office, entitled “Human Rights in the […]

UN: discrimination against Palestinian minority must stop

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 settlers – at times with the reported backing of security forces – and urged Israel to fully and equally protect all of its citizens without discrimination. Palestinians citizens of Israel, including the Bedouin, constitute an Arab minority […]