Tuesday 23 May 2017 Iran IRAN: Briefing Note on the Repression of Trade Unionists
Repression and harassment of trade unionists and workers in Iran is part of a systematic denial of the most basic rights of workers , who are subjected to discriminatory and politically motivated laws and a judicial system that is set to silence independent labour movements and other dissidents.
Tuesday 23 May 2017 AfghanistanWorld Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace
Building on theoretical and analytical insights from the fields of conflict and peace studies, conflict resolution, and negotiation theory, the book develops a novel analytical framework to study the Court’s effects on peace, justice, and conflict processes.
NEW ISSUE Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER Special “2017 Education Campaign”, no. 200-2001 (Year VIII), 29 APRIL 2017
International Women’s Network
This page offers links to various sources of information on women's issues. They are both government and non-government sources in several languages and have been compiled on an impartial basis.
Politis Asia Journal
This special issue of Politis asia includes nine original articles and interviews from specialists from Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan discussing the isssues of cultural identity and nation-building.
Aidan Hehir and Robert Murray have chosen an innovative strategy for surmounting the entrenched divide between scholars believing in human rights, and commentators fatalistically resigned to the rights’ worthlessness on the ground. They offer many alternative perspectives.
Conferences and Seminars
Seminar,co-organised by FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights), Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA & Research Centre of Leiden University College The Hague, civil society and legal experts shed light on alleged crimes & victims of wartime violence of the Afghan people.
Nobel Laureate, Economist Amartya Sen, in way back 1990’s introduced the term “missing women”, showing a deficit in the number of women relative to the expected number of women in a region.