Human Rights

Mothers Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir A Catalyst for Resistance against
Mothers’ Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir: A Catalyst for Resistance against the PKK?

The mass protest by the families, whose children were abducted and recruited by the PKK, may become a game changer in the...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Give me my son or I will burn this place
'Give me my son or I will burn this place down!': A Kurdish Mother’s Fight against the PKK

Now, Kurdish mothers whose children were abducted by the PKK are encouraging each other to take their children back, and...

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Hate crimes increase in the US since Trump s election
Hate crimes increase in the US since Trump’s election

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a prominent U.S. civil rights group said it has identified 900 incidents of...

Monday, July 22, 2019

Contemporary Anti-Semitism in Germany
Contemporary Anti-Semitism in Germany

A country like Germany, with its historical responsibility and its multi-cultural and multi-religious society, faces an...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tortures Executions and Sisi s Unlimited Credibility in the West
Tortures, Executions, and Sisi’s Unlimited Credibility in the West

Unlike the toppled president Morsi, Sisi has nothing else other than Western support. Those nine young men would be alive...

Monday, February 25, 2019

Nobel Peace Prize Should Have Gone to
Nobel Peace Prize Should Have Gone to...

Of course, Murad’s and Mukwege’s experiences are unbearable and the duty they take on is virtuous. However, it does not...

Friday, October 12, 2018

Colonial Past Haunts France I Torture in Algeria Finally Confessed
Colonial Past Haunts France (I): Torture in Algeria Finally Confessed

According to historians and newspaper archives, torture was not started by the French military during the war in Algeria....

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Canada as the latest victim of Saudi Arabia s foreign
Canada as the latest “victim” of Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy aggression

Saudi Arabia’s harsh responses during the crisis with Qatar and Canada is an important indicator of how aggressive...

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The YPG's Child Recruits An Accustomed Human Rights Abuse
The YPG's Child Recruits: An Accustomed Human Rights Abuse?

All the sources and data on the subject indicate that the PYD, which endeavors to idealize its armed conflict in the guise...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Egypt s Sisi Turned it s Iron-Fist Towards Secular Opposition
Egypt’s Sisi Turned it’s Iron-Fist Towards Secular Opposition

Unlike previous initiatives that were mainly focused on Islamic movements, the Sisi regime will be targeting secular and...

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Hunchback of Germany Right Populism
The Hunchback of Germany: Right Populism

The question has to be asked again: What does Germany stand for? Freedom and liberalism or populism? Is this the Germany,...

Monday, April 30, 2018

The PKK s Exploitation of Women Assumptions vs Realities
The PKK’s Exploitation of Women: Assumptions vs. Realities

Although listed as a terror group by many Western states and Western-based institutions such as NATO and the European...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Without a Coherent Strategy US Strikes Mean More Damage for
Without a Coherent Strategy, US Strikes Mean More Damage for Syria

If Trump chooses the “minimum strike” option by targeting more than one place including aircraft bases, ammunition stores...

Friday, April 13, 2018

Presidential Elections in Egypt and the Future of the Authoritarian
Presidential Elections in Egypt and the Future of the Authoritarian Regime

The presidential elections in Egypt in March 2018 is a new step toward consolidating the oppressive regime, which was...

Monday, March 19, 2018

The PYD s Forced Migration Policy in Syria
The PYD’s Forced Migration Policy in Syria

Not only Arabs but also Turkmens, Kurds and Assyrians have suffered from the PYD's forced migration policy in Syria. The...

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Assad regime uses chlorine gas in Eastern Ghouta
Assad regime uses chlorine gas in Eastern Ghouta

On March 12, the Assad regime cut Eastern Ghouta into three distinct parts, to capture southern Hammuriyah, where it also...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

YPG PKK forced recruitment of children Rights reports
YPG/PKK forced recruitment of children: Rights reports

Evidence of the terrorist YPG/PKK using young children uncovered in the Turkish-led operation in Syria’s Afrin region...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Stripped naked drugged and interrogated incessantly An Israeli torture
Stripped naked, drugged and interrogated incessantly: An Israeli torture

Turkish lecturer Cemil Tekeli, who was released from a prison in Israel on Sunday, said he was stripped naked,...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Gandhi s granddaughter writes to Myanmar leader
Gandhi’s granddaughter writes to Myanmar leader

Ela Gandhi urges Aung San Suu Kyi to use her position to stop attacks on Rohingya Muslims

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Persecution of all Myanmar Muslims on the rise
Persecution of all Myanmar Muslims ‘on the rise’

Report by Burma Human Rights Network reveals how Muslims across country have been facing oppression

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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