Turkey: Kurdish Mayors’ Removal Violates Voters’ Rights

Expand Dismissed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) mayors Adnan Selçuk Mızraklı, Ahmet Türk, and Bedia Özgökce Ertan speak at a press conference in Istanbul.  © 2019 HDP (Istanbul,) – The Turkish authorities’ removal and arrest of democratically elected Kurdish mayors across southeastern Turkey violates voters’ rights, Human Rights Watch said today. The Turkish government is intensifying its […]

Sri Lanka: Refugees Threatened, Attacked

Expand A Sri Lankan Muslim walks past patrolling army soldiers in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Friday, April 26, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo/Manish Swarup (New York) – The Sri Lankan government should take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of South Asian refugees and asylum seekers from violence. Since the April 21, 2019 Easter […]

Why Doesn’t Trump Talk about This Man?

January 10, 2019 Video Why Trump’s Portrayal of Undocumented Immigrants Couldn’t be More Wrong Demonizing immigrants as criminals is not only inaccurate, but dangerous. Undocumented residents play an important role in keeping communities safe. Just ask residents of Gypsum Colorado. President Trump’s campaign this week to scare up support for a border wall has relied […]