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Roboski Massacre: Five Years on, still no Justice

On the night of 28 December 2011 Turkish warplanes carried out a bombing in the district of Uludere/Roboski resulting in the death of 34 civilians, 18 of whom were children

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TURKEY: DEALING DEATH BLOW TO DEMOCRACY

“If the law supposes that,” said Mr. Bumble,… “the law is a ass – a idiot. If that’s the eye of the law, the law is a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is that his eye may be opened by experience – by experience.”

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“In  the first 9 months…” TERROR IN ‘TURKISH’ KURDISTAN

There isn’t a poem or a text or a piece of music that can adequately describe the terror and the outrage and the pain inflicted on humans in the course of our long history

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The Death Penalty For Drug-Related Offences

33 countries or territories continue to impose the death penalty for drug-related offences, resulting in approximately 1,000 executions annually. Drug-related offences account for the majority of executions carried out in some countries and are mandatorily punished by death in a number of States

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Ungass 2016: what’s at stake?

Interview to  Marie Nougier,  coordinator of Civil  Society Forum on Drugs (CSF) UNGASS working group  and senior researcher and responsible for communications and publications of IDPC – International Drug Policy Consortium

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Qatari Poet Muhammad Al Ajami, Serving 15-year Sentence, Pardoned by Emir

Qatari poet Muhammad al-Ajami — who was the target of an international solidarity movement because of his 15-year prison sentence — has been pardoned

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Voices in Support of Novelist Ahmed Naji

From recent statements in support of Ahmed Naji, sentenced to two years in prison for the publication of an excerpt of his novel in Akhbar al-Adab magazine

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