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Past Events

Information meeting on the UPR Process in Turkey

WHEN: 27th January 2020, 1pm – 2:30pm WHERE: United Nations, Palais des Nations, Room XXV, Geneva WHAT: The International Observatory of Human Rights and the Press Emblem Campaign are holding a panel discussion on 27 January 2020 to coincide with the UN’s Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review of Turkey. The panel will highlight the … Read more →

Labour Party Conference Fringe Event: Citizenship at home and abroad

Date: 23 September 2019 Time: 10:00 – 12:00 Place: The Gloucester Room, Hilton Brighton Metropole, Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU Speakers: Valerie Peay, Director of International Observatory of Human Rights Claude Moraes MEP May Bulman, Social Affairs Correspondent at The Independent Michelle Ezeuko, Testimonial Mohamed Albadry Alenezi, Director of Kuwaiti Bedoons Movements Tun Khin, President … Read more →

Liberal Democrat Conference Fringe Event: The true cost of citizenship

Date: 17 September 2019 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Place: The Durley Suite, Bournemouth International Centre, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5BH Speakers: Kevin Maguie, Associate Editor of the Daily Mirror Valerie Peay, Director of IOHR Tom Brake MP Erlisa Dajci, Testimonial More TBC NOTE: ATTENDANCE OF THIS EVENT REQUIRES A CONFERENCE PASS Join the International Observatory … Read more →

As Official Media Sponsor, IOHR to Broadcast from the World Conference on Statelessness

The International Observatory of Human Rights is the official media sponsor of the World Conference on Statelessness and will be broadcasting from the conference, which takes place in The Hague on 26 – 28 June. The event is organised by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion. Statelessness is a main area of focus for IOHR … Read more →

Free Film Screening: “Lifeboat” Followed by Q&A

What: Free Film Screening: “Lifeboat” Followed by Q&A Where: Moving Pictures Cinema, 42 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6DR When: Thursday, 20 June 2019, 18:00 – 20:30 In support of Refugee Week 2019, The International Observatory of Human Rights invites you on Thursday 20th of June to a special screening of ‘Lifeboat’ the Oscar-nominated film directed … Read more →

Waving Citizenship Fees for Children

What: Waving Citizenship Fees for Children Where: House of Commons, Committee Room 5, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA When: Monday, 17 June 2019, 18:00-20:00 Join the International Observatory of Human Rights in parliament during Refugee Week for an interesting panel discussion and the launch of IOHR’s campaign calling on the government to waive citizenship … Read more →

Protest for women’s freedom and all those unjustly jailed in Iran

Join the International Observatory of Human Rights in protest outside the Iranian Embassy at 5pm on Wednesday 17th April to protest the Iranian regime’s infringement on women’s freedom of choice and to call for the release of all those unjustly imprisoned in Iran. What: A protest outside the Iranian Embassy in solidarity with the White … Read more →

IOHR Organises a Discussion on Pathways for the Children of IS and Militant Groups

What: IOHR organises Discussion on Pathway for the Children of IS and Militant Groups When: 14th March 2019, 6-8pm Where: Bankside House, London School of Economics – Auditorium Room To RSVP please click here. Join us on the evening of Thursday 14 March for a discussion hosted by Valerie Peay, Director of the International Observatory … Read more →

IOHR launches its women’s rights campaign, “#ItsNotAMatch: Stop Online Sex trafficking” at the Million Women Rise march in London.

What: IOHR launches its women’s rights campaign, “#ItsNotAMatch: Stop Online Sex trafficking” at the Million Women Rise women only march in London. When: Saturday 9 March 2019, 12:30pm
 Where: Duke Street, London W1U 1AT The International Observatory of Human Rights begins its women’s rights programme for 2019 with the launch of their anti-online sex trafficking campaign #ItsNotAMatch. The … Read more →

International Observatory of Human Rights Protests the Unlawful Detention of +1 million Uyghurs in Re-Education Camps in China

What: A protest outside the Chinese Embassy in solidarity with the Uyghur Community When: Tuesday 5 February 2019, 5pm to 7pm
 Where: Outside the Chinese Embassy, 49-51 Portland Pl, Marylebone, London W1B 1JL The International Observatory of Human Rights will join the Uyghur community in London outside the Chinese Embassy at 5pm on Tuesday 5 February to protest … Read more →

International Observatory of Human Rights Anniversary and Launch of IOHRTV – the First Human Rights TV channel

What: International Observatory of Human Rights Anniversary and Launch of IOHRTV – the First Human Rights TV channel. When: 15th January 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Where: The Frontline Club, London The International Observatory of Human Rights celebrates its one-year anniversary with its partners and VIP guests at London’s prestigious Front-Line Club. The evening … Read more →

70 YEARS ON: What next for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

What: International Conference: Exchange of Views “70 Years on: What Next For the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?” When: 7 December – To align with the UN Day of Human Rights on the 10th December  Where: Danish Parliament. Copenhagen, Denmark In a prestigious event in the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen, the International Observatory of Human Rights will partner with Liberal International … Read more →

Be A Human Rights Ambassador

What: The International Observatory of Human Rights initiates IOHR Ambassadors to Expand Mission of Defending Human Rights When: 6pm, 27th November 2018 Where: International House, 1 St Katharine’s Way, London, E1W 1YL Our IOHR ambassadors are energetic young activists who campaign together to defend human rights in the UK and worldwide. The first mission begins … Read more →

Protest in solidarity with jailed Turkish lawyers, journalists and members of civil society

What: A peaceful stand of solidarity to protest against the violations of human rights, due process and press freedom in Turkey. When: 4 – 6pm, 1st November 2018 Where: Congregating at the Broken Chair the Place des Nations, Geneva The International Observatory of Human Rights is organising a peaceful stand outside the United Nations office … Read more →

International Conference on the Unprecedented Threat to Human Rights in Turkey

What: International Conference on the Unprecedented Threat to Human Rights in Turkey When: 2nd November – 10.30am on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists Where: Geneva Press Club Register now The International Observatory of Human Rights is organising this international conference on 2nd November in Geneva to highlight the unprecedented threat … Read more →

Women in Extremism: Causes, Concerns and Consequences

IOHR and the University of Rostock present: Women in Extremism: Causes, Concerns and Consequences When: 24 September 2018 Where: University of Rostock, Germany. What: The International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) is working in partnership with Dr. Nina Käsehage of the University of Rostock’s Department of Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology to bring an event … Read more →

Tima Kurdi in Conversation: From the Boy on the Beach to Safe Harbour

Location: David Lloyd George Room, The National Liberal Club Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HE Time: 6pm – 8.30pm The International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) is bringing Tima Kurdi – aunt of drowned Syrian child Alan Kurdi – to London where she will deliver an address at the National Liberal Club to support the community sponsorship scheme … Read more →

IOHR and the family of Dr Ahmadreza Djalali seek support from European Parliamentarians for his release from imprisonment in Iran

Location:  Flemish Parliament, European Parliament, Strasbourg Council of Europe The International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) invited Mrs Vida Mehrannia, the wife of imprisoned Iranian-Swedish professor Dr Ahmadreza Djalali, to Brussels and Strasbourg to appeal for an urgent intervention from diplomats and members of the European Parliament and the Council of Europe the week before President Rouhani’s … Read more →

Mayor’s Office partners with IOHR to launch #WorkWellRefugees campaign

Location: City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA June 1st 2018 Time: 9.30 – 12.00 – by invitation only The Greater London Authority in partnership with the International Observatory of Human Rights is holding an event at City Hall to bring together more than twenty-five business leaders, public sector policy makers, refugees and non-governmental … Read more →

International Observatory of Human Rights Commemorates World Press Freedom Day in Sweden

Time: 7pm – 8.15pm Location:  Café Panorama, Kulturalhusen, 111 57 Stockholm, Sweden The International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR), in collaboration with the Stockholm Center for Freedom, is holding an event in Stockholm, Sweden to examine press freedom across the globe with a specific focus on the crackdown on media in Turkey – described as the leading … Read more →

International Initiative on the Prevention and Countering of Radicalism and Extremism

Time: 09:30am onwards Location: King’s College, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS The International Observatory of Human Rights, a non-profit NGO based in the UK is launching a new initiative focusing on the issue of radicalisation and extremism on Monday, 30th April 2018. Young people around the world are being recruited by terrorist networks on a daily basis. … Read more →

The Benefits of Community Sponsorship of Syrian Refugees

Location: 1 Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London SW1H 9JJ Time: 6.30pm-9.00pm – Free event. Opportunities for the Expansion and Diversification of Refugee Sponsorship In July 2016 the UK government introduced the Community Sponsorship scheme, giving local communities the opportunity to assume greater responsibility in the global refugee crisis by taking up a leading role in resettling refugee … Read more →

Freedom Of Expression In Turkey: Cumhuriyet Case

Location: Amphi Bachelard, 17 Rue de la Sorbonne, 75005 Paris, France Time: 6.30pm-9.00pm Panelists: Mr. Muratcan Sabuncu, president of the Sorbonne Human Rights Association and son of jailed editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu of Cumhuriyet newspaper Mrs. Yonca Verdioğlu, feminist activist for human rights and wife of imprisoned journalist Ahmed Sik Mr. Ernest Sagaga is Head of … Read more →

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