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An International Fact-finding Mission is Vital to Inquire on the Detention of Over 8000 Protesters in Iran

Families of those arrested in front of notorious Evin Prison

A week after the protests started in Iran and rapidly spread to more than 130 cities of the country, on 5 January 2018, four UN Special Rapporteurs expressed extreme concern about the reported deaths and arrests of the protesters. (http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=22574&LangID=E) Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in …

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Arab Federation for Human Rights Calls for the Urgent Accountability and Justice for 113 Detainees Killed in Houthi Prisons in Yemen

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) urges the international community to demand for the accountability and justice for the 113 civilians tortured and killed in detention centers run by Houthi militia in Yemen. AFHR affirms that such cruel treatment of detainees especially in times of conflict is a gross …

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Arab Federation for Human Rights Participates in The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo, Norway

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR), represented by Mr. Sarhan Saadi, the organization’s General Coordinator, participated in the activities of the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony for 2017. It  took place from December 8 to 12, 2017 in the Norwegian capital of Oslo at the invitation of the International …

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Arab Federation for Human Rights Condemns the US President’s Decision on Jerusalem as being Contrary to International Treaties

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) strongly denounce the declaration made last weekend by the US president, Donald Trump, in recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the Israeli occupation state and his decision to transfer the US Embassy there. The Federation views this move as a direct breach of …

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Arab Federation for Human Rights Urges Qatar and other Arab States to Respect the Basic Human Rights of their Citizens On Human Rights Day

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) joins the United Nations and the UN Human Rights Council to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the  Human Rights Day which is celebrated annually on the 10th of December. On this day, the Federation strongly urge all countries in the Arab region and …

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AFHR Condemns Crimes Committed by Houthis Rebels in Sana’a and Criticizes the International Silence Over Their Destructive Activities in Yemen Three Years On

Houthi fighters react after Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed, in Sanaa, Yemen December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) strongly condemns of the sharp escalation of crimes ad violence committed  by the Houthis militias since the end of last week in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a. They carried out assassinations and armed attacks that resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries at …

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“Social Earthquake” on the Way for Iranian Regime

The humanitarian catastrophe of the recent earthquake in Kermanshah province of western Iran is indeed shocking. Over 1,000 lost their lives, thousands were injured, and hundreds of thousands became homeless. Several cities and nearly 80% of all villages in Kermanshah province have been destroyed. The officials in Kermanshah stated the …

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Arab Federation for Human Rights Welcomes Final Declaration of the First Meeting of the Islamic Coalition against Terrorism

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) welcomes the final declaration of the first meeting of the Islamic Military Coalition to Combat Terrorism (IMCTC), issued last Sunday during a conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh under the slogan “Allied against terrorism.” During the meeting, top defense ministers of the Arab …

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