Changes to asylum policies in several European countries may pave the way for a violation of the principle of non-refoulement and the First Protocol of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Since the end of 2019, we have witnessed clear changes in the policies of several European countries regarding asylum and especially the reception of Syrian refugees. The reasons for the changes[ Read More ]
Officially, we were informed that the complaint submitted by both Urnammu and Release me …. has become an official communication
The complaint was submitted to Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; Working Group on Arbitrary Detention; Working Group on Enforced or[ Read More ]
Syria: Submission to the United Nations Special Procedure on Corruption and Other Practices Related to Detention in Syria
On 23/11/2020 , “Urnammu” and “Release Me” jointly made a submission to the United Nations Special Procedures on practices of corruption by the Government of Syria in relation to detained[ Read More ]
Submission to the United Nations Special Procedures on Discrimination and Violence against Syrian Women in Law and Practice.
Submission to the United Nations Special Procedures on Discrimination and Violence against Syrian Women in Law and Practice.[ Read More ]
Syria: Decades-Long Discrimination and Violence against Women Exacerbated by Nearly 10 Years of Conflict
On 25th Sep. 2020, Multiple Syrian Non-Governmental Organizations, through their membership in the Syrian Women Network, coordinated and made a submission to the United Nations Special Procedures[ Read More ]
Syria: Victims and Survivors of torture, Arbitrary Detention and Enforced Disappearances are Yet to Receive an Effective Remedy
On 31 August 2020, Release Me, Urnammu and No Photo Zone made a submission to four United Nations Special Procedures concerning acts of torture, arbitrary detention and enforced disappearances[ Read More ]
I. Introduction More than 10 years have passed since the last review of the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria)before the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee (HRC). Many events have takenplace in[ Read More ]
80 feminist and human rights organisations and well-known advocates support call for sexual and gender-based violence to be tried as a crime against humanity by European courts
State-sponsored sexual and gender-based violence in Syria should be tried as a crime against humanity, 80 feminist and human rights organisations and well-known advocates said today — the[ Read More ]