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Events

Armanshahr: 5th Yearly Edition of Human Rights Week in Kabul-Afghanistan

5th consecutive year, Armanshahr’s HR Week in Afghanistan: Literature’s role & responsibility in promoting HR culture, Simorgh Int. Peace Prize in Ideal City of Children, “Afghanistan; Unveiling a Never-Ending Tale”, a new documentary, Q & A: Afghanistan & ICC.

Thursday 7 December 2017

Violence against women: the most common but least punished

Every year on the 25th of November, the whole world is outraged at violence against women. One day, over 365 days in which women suffer relentlessly all forms of assault, rape, murder perpetrated in their vast majority by men and most often with complete impunity.

Saturday 25 November 2017

Questions and Answers on Afghanistan and the International Criminal Court

Following an initial announcement published on 3 November 2017, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) submitted on 20 November 2017 her request to the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber III to open an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan.

Friday 24 November 2017

Decision assigning the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

The ICC Prosecutor has sought authorisation from the ICC Pre-Trial judges to open an investigation into crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by all parties in Afghanistan.

Friday 3 November 2017

October 10: World Day15th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Poverty

Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA joins the 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty. The death penalty is used discriminatorily, often against the most vulnerable people and should be abolished. The application of the death penalty is inextricably linked to poverty.

Monday 9 October 2017

Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Call for submission of works to the 5th Simorgh International Peace Prize

Call for submission of works to the 5th Simorgh International Peace Prize. This round the Prize follows the motto “My ideal city” and is concerned with poems, stories and drawings by children and adolescents of Afghanistan. Deadline 22 OCT 2017.

Monday 9 October 2017

Iran Heritage Foundation’s programme of grants for the year 2018 session is now open

Iran Heritage Foundation Applications are accepted for both categories of Academic and Contemporary Arts Deadline for receipt of applications is October 31, 2017 Statement of Aims The Iran Heritage Foundation is a non-political UK-registered charity […]

Thursday 14 September 2017

Exposition “IRAN: YEAR 38″: 66 IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS” at Rencontres d’Arles -France

Exhibition “IRAN: YEAR 38″: 66 IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS” at Rencontres d’Arles -France until 24September 2017. The exposition covers the history of photography in Iran since the 1979 revolution till now.

Friday 11 August 2017

Peaceful Societies – Where Are They?

Human Wrongs Watch By Johan Galtung* 3 July 2017 – TRANSCEND Media Service – There are many of them–of different kinds–in world geography.  We can try to identify the characteristics of their peacefulness. Johan Galtung Or we […]

Thursday 20 July 2017

Adilur Rahman Khan; Prominent human rights defender detained ahead of death penalty conference

The Observatory has been informed with great concern about the arbitrary arrest in Kuala Lumpur of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of the human rights non-governmental organisation Odhikar, also a member of OMCT General Assembly and FIDH Vice-President.

Thursday 20 July 2017