From Syria to Belgium: Women to face courts after repatriation with children | Middle East Eye

Six women who are suspected of ties to Islamic State were returned to Belgian with children. One tells MEE she was ready to face justice in order to secure her child’s safety Sorgente: From Syria to Belgium: Women to face courts after repatriation with children | Middle East Eye

Ägypten: Das Schicksal eines Menschenrechtsverteidigers beunruhigt Diplomaten.

Ägypten: Das Schicksal eines Menschenrechtsverteidigers beunruhigt Diplomaten Von Eleanor Abou Ez (mit afp) @ GeopolisAfrica | Veröffentlicht am 07.11.2017 um 14 Uhr Ein ägyptischer Polizeibeamter bringt Tahrir am 25. Januar 2017 nach Kairo.© STRINGER / AFP Das ägyptische Außenministerium hat am 5. November 2017 die Einberufung von Botschaftern aus fünf westlichen Ländern nach der VeröffentlichungContinua a leggere “Ägypten: Das Schicksal eines Menschenrechtsverteidigers beunruhigt Diplomaten.”

The State of Rojava: A month-long reporting series from Syria Direct

 NOV. 5, 2017 AMMAN: Seven years into the Syrian civil war, the country’s Kurdish-majority regions enjoy a level of autonomy unthinkable before 2011. Kurdish culture and language, suppressed by Syrian state authorities for decades, are in a renaissance as Syria’s Kurds govern themselves along the country’s northern border with Turkey. Kurdish fighters are on theContinua a leggere “The State of Rojava: A month-long reporting series from Syria Direct”

Statement by Swedish Doctors for Human Rights on misrepresentations referred in Veterans Today article on White Helmets

The site “Veterans Today” published an article with the title “Swedish Medical Associations Says White Helmets Murdered Kids for Fake Gas Attack Videos”. This formulation is utterly inaccurate and do not represent our position on the issue, neither what SWEDHR is as independent NGO organization of human rights, nor the conclusions reached by the doctors…Continua a leggere “Statement by Swedish Doctors for Human Rights on misrepresentations referred in Veterans Today article on White Helmets”

Dozens Feared Dead from Chemical Exposure in Syria

Dozens of people showed symptoms consistent with exposure to chemicals after aircraft attacked Khan Sheikhoun, a town in northern Syria, witnesses told us. While we are continuing to investigate, early reports suggest dozens were killed. Khan Sheikhoun is controlled by armed groups fighting against Syrian government forces. International law prohibits chemical attacks. With 192 memberContinua a leggere “Dozens Feared Dead from Chemical Exposure in Syria”