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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 0

“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 1

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!

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) 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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