FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Georgea Polizos January 28, 2013—No. 5 (202) 785-8430 AHI Assesses Findings of European Commission’s “Turkey 2012 Progress Report” WASHINGTON, DC —“The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) released its assessment of the European Commission’s 2012 report on progress made by Turkey in preparing for European Union membership. The 94-page report covers on the […]
National, ethnic, religious and linguistic minority rights in Iran, 20 years after its adoption at the UN December 19, 2012 in Human Rights, News Prepared by Sharif Behruz In a special page dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the adoption of Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic […]
By Suadad al-Salhy and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, a Kurd who has mediated among Shi’ite, Sunni and Kurdish parties, was in hospital on Tuesday after suffering a stroke that left him in “critical but stable condition”, government officials and lawmakers said. Without Talabani, Iraq would lose an influential […]
BEYOND WORDS! IN TRAGEDY WE ARE ONE Rabat, Morocco, Dec. 16, 2012 The Leadership Council for Human Rights would like to share the message of condolences sent by the King of Morocco Mohammed VI following the horrific shootings in a Connecticut school.
The leadership Council for Human Rights continues to be concerned about the turmoil in Mali. The forced resignation of the interim Prime Minister, Cheikh Modibo Diarra, following the coup led by Captain Amadou Haya Sanogo is a cause of concern for the population. LCHR urges Mali’s leadership to resolve disputes through peaceful means.
The Leadership Council for Human Rights remains concerned about the proliferation of terrorism in Subsaharan Africa that could have devastating implication on the humanitarian situation. December 3rd 2012, AFP reported that the National Collective representing the populations in northern Mali as well as the Democratic Alliance of Patriots for Crisis Resolution (ADPS), a coalition of […]