Amnesty International has released an urgent appeal to stop the execution of Habibollah Latifi, a male member of the Kurdish minority in Iran. His execution has been scheduled for 26 December, according to his lawyer. He was sentenced to death following an unfair trial.
Turkey has today ratified the Council of Europe’s Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse.
Last Monday in Rome a campaign was launched to raise public awareness about sexual abuse and violence against children. As a premise to the campaign is the ratification of the Council of Europe’s Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse.
Kurdish journalist and human rights defender Mihemed Sediq Kebudwend, who is imprisoned in Evin Prison in Tehran/Iran, is being threatened by his bad medical condition. Journalist Mihemed Sediq Kebudwend, who is among the founders of East Kurdistan Human Rights Organization (KMMK), is not allowed for treatment in Evin Prison he is imprisoned in.
Policemen tortured this time in courthouse, where two sisters were made to remove their clothes to be searched. When sisters argued against the shape, they got beat up for 5,5 hours in a room they were locked in. Despite the bruises on their bodies, sisters were given “clean” report by the doctor they saw. Not only that, policemen filed charges against sisters.
Marching every week against woman decimates from Taksim to Galatasaray Square, woman members of the Platform “We will stop the women murders” pointed out that 27 women died only in the last 27 days due to the precautions not taken.