[Syria] Al Qaeda’s Hand Is Now Detected in Syria... →
akio: It is the sort of image that has become a staple of the Syrian revolution, a video of masked men calling themselves the Free Syrian Army and brandishing AK-47s — with one unsettling difference. In the background hang two flags of Al Qaeda, white Arabic writing on a black field. “We are now forming suicide cells to make jihad in the name of God,” said a speaker in the video using the...
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran –... →
Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand, a prominent Kurdish human rights activist who has been in prison since 2007, has been on a wet hunger strike for over a month to demand visitation rights with his sick child. After visiting him on June 20, Kaboudvand’s wife, Parinaz Baghban Hassani, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that he is incredibly weak and his health condition is...
United Nations Human Rights: Syria: End impunity,... →
I am appalled by the atrocities committed in El-Houleh. Preliminary investigations indicate that the attacks possibly directed at the civilian population have resulted in the killings of 108 people, including 49 children, and 34 women… “Once again, I urge the Security Council to consider…