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Palestine. Brèves remarques concernant la décision récente de la Chambre Préliminaire de la CPI

Dans une décision très attendue rendue le 5 février 2021, la Chambre préliminaire de la Cour Pénale Internationale (CPI) a décidé que la CPI est pleinement compétente pour juger les exactions commises par Israël dans tous les territoires palestiniens, sans aucune exception

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Palestina/Corte Penal Internacional: camino despejado para la justicia penal internacional

Este 5 de febrero del 2021, la Sala de lo Preliminar de la Corte Penal Internacional decidió que la CPI tiene plena jurisdicción para conocer de exacciones cometitas por Israel en todos los territorios palestinos

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TURKEY’S CRUEL JAILING OF Leyla Güven

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign has just published an open letter to Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP, on the recent sentencing of  Leyla Güven

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Families of Er and Dağ appeal to international community 

Abdurrahman Er and Mazlum Dağ were sentenced to death on 11 February 2020 by the Second Hall of the Erbil Criminal Court in the Autonomous Region of Iraqi Kurdistan . Their parents spoke to GR about the latest situation of their sons

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Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Turkish writers behind bars 0

Sadly Turkey once again rises to the ‘top of the heap’ when it comes to international protests and campaigns. Holding almost 300,000 of its citizens behind bars

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Colombia – “Peace” …with its Cruel Price in Human Lives

“Almost four years after the Agreement was signed, only a small percentage of its provisions have been fully implemented”

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Iran – Ongoing Vendetta against Nasrin Sotoudeh 0

On September 26, Nasrin Sotoudeh, with her health deteriorating, broke her hunger strike, which had been ongoing since August 11 in defence of Iran’s political prisoners

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“Helicopter torture” of two Kurdish villagers in Van: Servet Turgut died! 0

On 11 September 2020, Turkish soldiers detained two villagers in Catak District of Van, namely, Mr Servet Turgut (55), father of 7 children, and Mr Osman Şiban (50), father of 8 children

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Update on Nasrin Sotoudeh – Hunger Striking Iranian Rights Campaigner 0

Nasrin Sotoudeh, the Iranian human rights lawyer serving 38 years in prison for  constantly and courageously standing up to and challenging the Islamic Republic of Iran, has now been on hunger strike since August 11

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Lawyer Ebru Timtik dies on day 238 of death fast 0

Lawyer Ebru Timtik has passed away after a heart failure on day 238 of her death fast demanding fair trial

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Nasrin Sotoudeh Takes On Iranian Regime (…once again) 0

Nasrin Sotoudeh, the Iranian human rights lawyer last year sentenced to 38 years in prison (and 158 lashes) by the Islamic Republic of Iran, has this week managed to post a statement from her prison cell

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İlhan Sami Çomak. The Poet Turkey Fears 0

SPEAK UP, the Turkish human rights platform based in Istanbul, Diyarbakır and Eskişehir, have recently released their interview with İlhan Sami Çomak, the Kurdish poet, unjustly imprisoned since 1994

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Macer Gifford. “The Ordinary Man who went to War Against ISIS” 0

Macer Gifford (Kurdish name) is the former British currency trader who fought with the Kurdish YPG militia against the Islamic State. Gifford fought with the YPG in 2015 and in 2016

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Meral Çiçek on the bombing of Maxmur Refugee Camp 0

Dr. Jeff Miley interviewed Meral Çiçek about the recent Turkish bombing of the Maxmur Refugee Camp and Sinjar (Shengal)

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Turkey’s Constitutional Court rules that jailing Demirtaş violates his rights 0

Selahattin Demirtaş has been in jail since November 2016 on terrorism-related charges. He faces a sentence of up to 142 years in jail if found guilty in the main case against him.

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Estados Unidos ordena sanciones contra el personal de la Corte Penal Internacional

En la Orden Presidencial adoptada (véase texto completo), se puede leer en los considerandos que para el actual ocupante de la Casa Blanca, la CPI se ha convertido en una verdadera amenaza para Estados Unidos

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Iran – Still Executing Kurds

The Iranian regime, with its Revolutionary Guards at the helm, once again comes under international scrutiny for its disappearance and execution of political prisoners with little interest in due process

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Dawit Isaak: DAY 6833 – Still Disappeared 0

Betlehem Isaak, Dawit Isaak’s daughter, was seven years old when her father, along with ten other journalists and eleven other reformist politicians were arrested. She says she has vivid memories of the day he was arrested

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Conditions worsening in Turkey’s prisons due to COVID-19

Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy, co-spokespersons of the HDP Foreign Affairs Commission, have released a statement on the worsening conditions in Turkey’s prisons due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Turkish government’s onslaught on the HDP continues amid the fight against the coronavirus

Between March 11 and May 10, the police intervened in 8 events organized to protest the government’s measures on the Covid-19 and 42 people were detained. In addition, an investigation was launched against two members of parliament for their critical statements on Covid-19 measures

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