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I have witnessed two intifadas. Trump’s stance on Israel may ignite a third

The Guardian – The relish with which Donald Trump signed the declaration recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel left me with a sense of cold resignation at the obduracy of the man. He was almost […]

Monday، 11 December، 2017

Colombia’s truth commission takes force

Colombia Reports – A truth commission that will investigate war crimes committed during Colombia’s half-a-century armed conflict took force on Tuesday. The commission is part of the transitional justice system that also includes a war crimes […]

Thursday، 7 December، 2017

Not the Usual Suspects: Engaging Male Champions of Women, Peace and Security

While men still dominate leadership roles within national and international security structures, they have remained on the sidelines of the Women, Peace and Security movement.

Thursday، 7 December، 2017

Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Human Rights and Civil society Newsletter No. 212-213

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Thursday، 7 December، 2017

The Muslim director who filmed neo-Nazis: ‘I thought – I’m not going to make it out’

Deeyah Khan had a simple question for her new documentary: ‘Is it possible for me to sit with my enemy and for them to sit with theirs’? She got an answer – but not without a few tricky moments …

Wednesday، 6 December، 2017

The key to change

Occasionally periods of social regression and progressive developments occur simultaneously. After all, among the many catastrophic reports emerging from the Arab world there are also a few glimmers of hope – for women.

Sunday، 3 December، 2017

Using religion to stop religious wars

Qantara – In Germany, refugees from Syria, Iraq and Yemen may end up living next door to compatriots who were on the other side in the civil war. How can those who have fled their homeland also […]

Sunday، 3 December، 2017

Remembering women killed fighting for human rights in 2017

More than half of the women cited in AWID’s 2017 tribute to female activists were murdered for defending their rights.

Friday، 1 December، 2017

New tools to raise awareness on the abolition of the death penalty in Africa

In Africa, more than 80% of countries have abolished the death penalty in law or in practice, with only 10 countries executing within the past decade, said FIDH and DITSHWANELO in their joint study,

Tuesday، 21 November، 2017

Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Human Rights and Civil society Newsletter No. 211

New edition of Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Human Rights and Civil society Newsletter No. 211

Thursday، 16 November، 2017