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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) 1

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

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 0

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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