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BRUTAL MILITARY OPERATION OF TURKISH AND IRANIAN TROOPS

Frankfurt am Main, November 21, 2022 - After attacks by the Turkish air force on the town of Kobane in the Syrian autonomous region, the International Society for Human Rights (IGFM) warns of a broad military offensive by NATO member Turkey in northern Syria.

ISHR: Newsletter November 2022

While the war in Ukraine continues to keep the world on tenterhooks, although the tide seems to be slowly turning, two other issues with direct human rights relevance come into focus for us this November.

Editorial: Looking with Concern to Taiwan and Qatar

While the war in Ukraine continues to keep the world on tenterhooks, although the tide seems to be slowly turning, two other issues with direct human rights relevance come into focus for us this November: first, the growing tensions between China and Taiwan and, rather inevitably, human rights conditions in the host country of one of the biggest sporting events of the year: the Men's Soccer World Cup in Qatar.

Russia: Izolyatsia, the Kremlin’s Master Detention Facility

As the war on Ukraine by the Russian regime ravages, more gross violations of human rights by the Russian state and its backed Separatists continue to surface. A very recent picture of these violations is the arbitrary imprisonment of pro-Ukraine activists and scholars in the ‘Izolyatsia prison.

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The International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) was founded in 1972 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany to advocate for and is now represented in over 30 countries. Learn more »

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