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Women Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan; Activist Toolkit

Dear Human Rights Defender, Amnesty International’s April 2015 Report, Their Lives on the Line: Women Human Rights Defenders Under Attack in Afghanistan, found that women human rights defenders who face mounting violence – including threats, […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

United Nations Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of their liberty to bring proceedings before a court

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 20/16, in which the Council requested the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to present to the Council before the end of 2015 Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of his or her liberty by arrest or detention to bring proceedings before a court in order that the court may decide without delay on the lawfulness of his or her detention and order his or her release if the detention is not lawful.

Wednesday 19 April 2017

The Bomb to End All Bombings – If Only

When history looks back to this era, this will be a day to recall — that is if our lines to our future continue as now, without a sudden nuclear holocaust in between.

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Human rights groups call for the opening of an ICC investigation into the situation in Afghanistan

FIDH, OPEN ASIA/ Armanshahr, Transitional Justice Coordination Group (Afghanistan), Center for Constitutional Rights (USA) request ICC Prosecutor to open investigation into the situation in Afghanistan.

Friday 14 April 2017

Accountability for International Crimes in Afghanistan

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.

Wednesday 5 April 2017

Guissou Jahangiri: La participation politique des femmes iraniennes au pouvoir, un chemin semé d’embuches

Guissou Jahangiri: Les élections présidentielles ainsi que celles des Conseils islamiques des villes et des villages auront lieu simultanément le 19 mai prochain en Iran. Ce sera la douzième fois que l’on élit un président, et la cinquième édition des élections des Conseils, 38 ans après la révolution dite islamique.

Wednesday 8 March 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery of 4th edition of the “International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” at Gardens of Babur, in Kabul on 19 October 2016 with hundreds of artists, filmmakers, officials & people from different walks of life.

Tuesday 21 February 2017

New Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women

NEW Armanshahr Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women, Editors: Guissou Jahangiri & Rooholamin Amini, Photographers: Elaha Sahel, Masumeh Jafari, Mahshid Rasti

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Winners of the 4th edition of the Int. Women’s Film Festival 2016

During the closing ceremony of the 4th edition of the International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” held in Kabul, Afghanistan on 22 Oct. 2016 the international and national winners of this edition were announced in various categories. See more on the International Women’s Film Festival page.

Friday 10 February 2017

New Book: 38 Unveiled Voices from Afghanistan

The present book is a collection of 38 interviews drawn from “Unveiling Afghanistan, the Voices of Progress” Campaign that was launched in mid 2013 by Armanshahr in a 50 day count down to the third round of Presidential election in Afghanistan and profited from the support of the FIDH.

Wednesday 4 January 2017