Countries: Syria

See also: Middle East and Caucasus
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The Real Hikers - Last Night In Syria

On July 31st 2009 3 US Graduates, Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer & Josh Fattal were on holiday in Iraqi Kurdistan when they were detained by Iranian Border guards.Iran claimed that they had hiked acr...

Regions: Iran, Syria, United States

Issues: Detention, Human rights defenders, Justice

Witnessed: 2796 times

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The 3 US Hikers in Iran - Free Me: Searching for the truth

In July 2009, 3 US holidaymakers were captured by Iranian border guards whilst they were on a hiking trip in Iraqi Kurdistan.
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Regions: Iran, Sudan, Syria

Issues: Human rights defenders, Justice, Prisons

Witnessed: 2951 times

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Turkish dam project threatens historic sites - 18 Mar 09

A project to build a dam in Turkey is proving controversial as concerns over its widespread impact resurface. ...

Regions: Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Issues: Environment, Sustainable development, Water

Witnessed: 2713 times

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Lebanon - Civil War or Ceasefire?

Do recent developments in the region allow us to draw any conclusions about the future of Israel, Lebanon, Syria and Hizbollah and the wider Middle East?

Regions: Israel, Lebanon, Syria

Issues: Armed conflict, Freedom of religion & belief

Witnessed: 2560 times

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Is it time for an independent Kurdistan?

With Iraqi Kurds now almost totally independent of Baghdad, is the time right for talk of a new pan-Kurdish state or are regional autonomies the only way forward?

Regions: Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination, Humanitarian

Witnessed: 3254 times

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What about the Iraqi refugee crisis?

Last night I had the pleasure of participating on a panel at Fordham University, organized by Human Rights First, entitled "Iraqi Citizens: War and Ex...

Regions: Iraq, Jordan, Syria

Issues: Refugees

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Social workers

Transformative Arts and Human Rights Education Guide (Ba Futuru, Dili, 2006). Language(s): English. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Children's rights, Discrimination, Health

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Public Officials

Human Rights: Handbook for Parliamentarians (Manfred Nowak, Geneva, 2005). Language(s): English, French. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Armed conflict, Children's rights, Discrimination

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Prison officials

Human Rights and Prisons: A Manual on Human Rights Training for Prison Officials (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, New York/Geneva, 2004). Language(s): English. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Justice, Prisons, Violence

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Lawyers and paralegals

Legal Investigations of Torture Allegations: A Practical Guide to the Istanbul Protocol – for Lawyers (REDRESS Trust, Copenhagen, 2004). Language(s): English, Spanish. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Death penalty, Human trafficking, Justice

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