Showing posts with label international law. Show all posts
Showing posts with label international law. Show all posts

Monday, February 19, 2018

Turkey warns "Assad regime" against supporting YPG/PKK

no one can stop Turkey or Turkish soldiers
Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday reasserted Turkey's sensitivity towards Syria's territorial integrity and warned Bashar al-Assad regime against supporting YPG/PKK in Afrin.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

‘Unacceptable price for civilians’: UN says US-led coalition airstrikes may breach intl law

27 civilians in Raqqa were being killed in the fighting each day
Civilians are paying an “unacceptable” price in the siege of the city of Raqqa, a top UN human rights official has said, adding that the US-led coalition may not be respecting the principles of international humanitarian law in its “intense” airstrikes.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Kurds pledge to fight Turkey to retain Syria's Manbij

The commander of Kurdish fighters in Syria's Manbij city has told Al Jazeera that his forces will fight to defend any move by Turkey to take over the area.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Syria accuses Turkish airstrikes of killing 150 in Aleppo

The Syrian army on Thursday accused Turkish airstrikes of killing 150 people in the countryside of the northern province of Aleppo a day earlier, state news agency SANA reported.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Israel rejects appeal against force-feeding prisoners

Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that the force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike is constitutional after rejecting an appeal from the Israel Medical Association.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Return of irregular migrants to be carried out with legal safeguards - EU

The European Commission on Wednesday stressed that the return of irregular migrants, and asylum seekers whose claims have been rejected, can only be carried out in respect of European and international law.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

UN questions legality of EU-Turkey migrant deal

The United Nations' human rights chief voiced alarm Thursday over a draft deal between the EU and Ankara that could see "illegal" collective expulsions of migrants from Greece to Turkey.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Serbian Envoy Praises Kosovo's Failed UNESCO Bid as Victory for Int'l Law

Kosovo's failure to gather the needed majority of votes to join the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) is a victory for justice and international law, Serbia's Ambassador to Russia Slavenko Terzic told Sputnik on Monday.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

3200 Palestinians detained by Israeli authorities in 2015 (Rights group)

3200 Palestinians have been detained by the Israeli authorities since the beginning of the year, the Palestinian Prisoners' Center for Studies (PPCS) said on Wednesday in a press statement.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Austria drafts law to address refugee issue

Austria is drafting a law that would effectively push the local communities to host refugees, Chancellor Werner Faymann said Friday.

In the first half of the year, thousands of refugees fled into Austria, which led to a surge in asylum requests, he said.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

EEAS: Statement by the Spokesperson on recent Israeli decisions for further settlement expansion

EU, European External Action Service:
"The recent decisions of the Israeli authorities to further advance settlement expansion in the West Bank and East Jerusalem call into question the Israeli government's stated commitment to a negotiated two-state solution in the Middle East Peace Process.

Ban Ki-moon condemns Israel’s approval of new settlement construction in West Bank

 UN, 29 July 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the announcement today that Israel has approved construction of some 300 housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, as well as the planning and construction of nearly 500 housing units in a number of settlements in East Jerusalem.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

Greece votes on Sunday on whether to accept more austerity in exchange for international aid, in a high-stakes referendum likely to determine whether it leaves the euro-currency area after seven years of economic pain.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Joint statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the crisis in Yemen

"On 2 July, the United Nations added Yemen to the list of highest-level humanitarian emergencies; a level 3 crisis. The country is facing a humanitarian catastrophe, with 21 million people, 80% of Yemen's population, in need of humanitarian assistance. A major food crisis is looming.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Greek referendum question not factually, legally correct

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis told German newspaper Die Welt that the question Greeks are due to vote on in a referendum planned for Sunday was neither factually nor legally correct.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Israel detains ship seeking to break its Gaza blockade

Israel's navy boarded and took over an activist vessel “Freedom Flotilla III” seeking to break its Gaza blockade and was escorting it to port on Monday in an operation that did not use force, the Israeli military said.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla sets sail from Greece

 The Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla has left Greece's Crete Island and is expected to come close to the shores of Gaza within four days, the Freedom Flotilla Coalition said in an official statement Saturday.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.