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Hundreds of women and children affiliated with ISIS escape from Ain Issa camp in northern Syria during the Turkish offensive

Nearly 800 women and children affiliated with ISIS escaped from Ain Issa camp in northern Syria on Sunday 13 October, Kurdish officials said, when many in the severely depleted Kurdish militias were forced to leave their posts to join the fighting.
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Eyewitness of Turkey’s invasion of Syria talks about human rights violations and killings of civilians

An eyewitness to the Turkish invasion, Qamishli resident Farhad Hussein tells IOHR about life in northeastern Syria under the offensive, how it has affected his daily life, and what he thinks of the deal struck between Kurdish forces and the Syrian government.

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Nizar Zakka Exposes Iran’s Hostage Diplomacy

Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese national and US permanent resident was arrested in Iran in 2015, and accused of spying for the US. He was released in 2019 after the intervention of the Lebanese president.

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IOHR speaks exclusively to a Hong Kong protestor

In the run up to China’s 70th anniversary celebrations on the 1st of October, the world is watching as the protests in Hong Kong escalate from peaceful to more violent. A protester speaks out on the 7 month struggle for democracy.

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Labour Party Conference – The True Cost of Citizenship

Journalist May Bulman of the Independent newspaper moderated the IOHR panel at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton to discuss citizenship. Sir George Howarth MP described Labour policy actions while Nigerian born Michelle Ezeuko shared her personal experience of the cost and …

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#BeARefugeeSponsor

#BeARefugeeSponsor calls for the expansion and diversification of the UK Community Sponsorship resettlement scheme of Syrian refugees as the numbers of those displaced increases.

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#NotBornARadical

#NotBornARadical aims at preventing radicalism and countering extremism. IOHR focus on challenges of rehabilitation and reintegration programmes and how empowering the youth is key.

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#DefendJournalists

According to Reporters Without Borders, 2018 was the most dangerous year on record to be a journalist. A total of 80 were murdered, 348 were imprisoned and a further 60 were taken hostage.

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#ChildrenNotProfit

#ChildrenNotProfit calls on the government to waive citizenship fees for children and aims to increase public awareness of the extortionate Home Office citizenship fees and the severe implications of these on children’s lives.

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#BrexitvsYourRights

#BrexitvsYourRights. Under the current UK Withdrawal Bill to exit the European Union Bill your rights are potentially at risk. IOHR tracks the impact on your human rights and raises awareness after this historical measure.

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#FreeRouhaniHostages

During President Hassan Rouhani’s tenure, Iran has failed to live up to his promise to improve human rights. Iran has jailed up to 30 dual-nationals since 2015 including 19 Europeans, 7 Americans and have used them as bargaining chips for political gains

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The true cost of citizenship: IOHR bring Children Not Profit to party conferences

Between Saturday 21 September and Wednesday 25 September the seaside city of Brighton played host to this year’s Labour Party Conference. Following a successful fringe event at the Liberal Democrat Conference in Bournemouth last week, the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) once again ventured to the south coast to raise issues relating to citizenship in front of a crowd of … Read more →

Malta Summit: A Landmark Agreement for Migration in Europe

Gone are the days of demagogy in Italy. No more unhealthy anti-migrant propaganda without the courage to find real solutions. No more live videos on Facebook, Twitter posts and interviews released at the seaside between a Mojito and the club. Politics is done in appropriate fora. Two weeks after stepping into power, the new Interior Minister, Luciana Lamorgese has shown that it is possible … Read more →

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