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Story of ordinary violence

This is the appalling story of Emine Gulmez who broke her silence after 18 years of solitude and fear.Emine Gulmez and her husband were taken into custody where she later saw seven death bodies, including her husband’s, though it was

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Honduras failing to tackle coup rights abuses

Security forces widely misused tear gas and other crowd control equipment Amnesty International has accused the Honduran authorities of failing to address serious human rights violations that followed the coup d’etat of 28 June 2009, when ex-President Manuel Zelaya was

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Spain: Migrant Children at Risk 0

Abolish Emergency Regime for Unaccompanied Children in Canary Islands(Geneva) – The Canary Islands government’s decision to keep more than 250 unaccompanied migrant children in unregulated emergency shelters puts the children at risk and threatens their well-being, Human Rights Watch said

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Stop female genital mutilation says Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday release a report about female genital cutting. The practice, says the report, is widespread in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region and authorities must develop a long-term plan to eradicate it. It is estimated that more than

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Editor of Kurdish women magazine remains in jail

Bianet website today reported on the story of Gurbet Çakar, editorial manager of the Kurdish-Turkish women magazine Rengê Hevîya Jinê. The woman, writes Bianet, has been in detention for three months and a Diyarbak?r court decided to extend her detention

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