Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

HRW Urges Afghan Gov't, US to Probe Alleged Executions of Civilians

 alleged executions of civilians by Afghan forces in Kandahar province
The government of Afghanistan and US military deployed in the country must investigate reports of alleged executions of civilians by Afghan forces in Kandahar province during military operations held late on January 31, a prominent non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Draft resolution proposed by the US, England, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar

Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari
Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari stressed that the regime of Al Saud and its backers and sponsors are living in a state of hysteria and political deficiency after the Syrian Arab Army defeated their Wahhabi terrorist scheme in Syria.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

HRW sounds alarm at Italy's anti-migrant mission

refugees and migrants italy
Human Rights Watch, the rights advocacy group, has given warning that Italy's naval mission to prevent refugees and migrants from setting sail from Libya for Europe could see Italy commit human-rights abuses.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Vienna Bars Turkish Economy Minister From Attending Failed Coup Anniversary

The Austrian Foreign Ministry prohibited Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from entering the country on the occasion of commemorative events of the 2016 Turkish failed coup attempt citing security concerns, a ministry spokesperson said Monday.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

US Interrogates Detainees in Secret Yemen Prisons

Hundreds of Yemeni people have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme - including the "grill," in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Cuba says Trump will not weaken 'the revolution'

The Cuban government has denounced US President Donald Trump's new measures to tighten the blockade on the island as a setback in US-Cuban relations, but said it remained willing to continue "respectful dialogue".

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

HRW urges US-led coalition not to use white phosphorus in populated areas

Human Rights Watch strongly slammed the use of artillery-delivered white phosphorus by the US-led coalition in Raqqa province in Syria under the pretext of fighting ISIS, urging it not to use it as an incendiary weapon to attack personnel or materiel in populated areas, even when delivered from the ground.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Saturday, November 19, 2016

UN special rapporteur: Turkish society faced with unprecedented pressure

The press, individuals online, artists, opposition voices and many others faced unprecedented pressure, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye said following a week-long official visit to Turkey.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

As Iraqi troops prepare Mosul assault, ISIL forcibly relocates thousands of civilians closer to city, UN warns

The United Nations human rights wing today received reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) is attempting to forcibly transfer tens of thousands of civilians closer to Mosul, including near its own military installations, which could be targets as the Iraqi Government’s offensive to retake the city intensifies.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Human Rights Watch says state of emergency gives Turkey ‘blank check’ to mistreat suspects

A new report prepared by Human Rights Watch calls on the Turkish authorities to “reinstate safeguards” that have been discarded by the state of emergency decree laws, thus paving the way for torture and maltreatment of detainees in Turkish jails.

Friday, October 21, 2016

US-Led Coalition Destroys Infrastructure in Syria, Attacks Civilians - Envoy

The US-led coalition systematically destroys infrastructure in Syria and carries out airstrikes against civilians and the Syrian army, Russian envoy to the UN office in Geneva Alexei Borodavkin said at a special session of the UN Human Rights Council on Friday.

Friday, September 23, 2016

UN vows review of Philippines human rights situation by end of September

The United Nations announced on Friday that it will review the situation of human rights in the Philippines at the end of this month, a day after the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the UN to investigate his violent campaign against drugs.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Turkey criticises UN rights boss for comments on failed coup

Turkey on Saturday criticised a top U.N. human rights official for saying Ankara should stem its "thirst for revenge" after a failed coup attempt and denied people's rights were being violated in a purge of officials and professional ranks.

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