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Turkey Further Away from EU Values, European Parliament Report Says

Without clear and significant progress in EU-related reforms, the European Parliament cannot envisage resuming accession negotiations with Turkey, warn MEPs in a report adopted on Thursday. In a report adopted on Thursday by 54 votes in favour, 7 against, and...

Turkey Sentences Activist Osman Kavala to Life in Prison

Philanthropist and human rights activist Osman Kavala was sentenced to life in prison by a court in Turkey on Monday. The decision was condemned by the US, Germany, and a host of international human rights organizations. The conviction, which found...

Two Turkish Asylum Seekers Reach Greece on a Glider

Two Turkish asylum seekers fell with a glider on a beach near Karystos, Euboea island, in central Greece.

When Women’s Rights Ignored Around the World, Nations Fail

When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the Taliban and then after the US invasion...

Bob Costas Rips IOC, Beijing in Runup To Olympics

During an appearance on CNN Tonight with Michael Smerconish last week, veteran Olympics broadcaster and Greek-American journalist Bob Costas ripped the International Olympic Committee for what he called its “affinity for authoritarian nations.” Costas also pointed out the hypocrisy of...

International Human Rights Day Marks Global Struggle for Dignity

The tenth of December every year marks International Human Rights Day, a day set apart to honor the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. The UDHR “proclaims the inalienable rights that...

Girls in Afghanistan Sold to Strangers as Country Devolves into Chaos

Girls in Afghanistan are now being openly sold to complete strangers as a result of the chaos that has reigned there since the Taliban retook the country in August of this year. Although the practice of selling child brides, or...

Taliban Announces Hardline Interim Government

The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...

A Refugee’s Success Story in Greece Thanks to the Home Project

The HOME Project is a group that helps some of the most vulnerable groups of all in Greece -- unaccompanied young migrants and refugees.

Malliotakis, Menendez Call for Free Elections, Human Rights in Cuba

Greek-American Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis is voicing her support for the burgeoning demonstrations in Cuba, which began recently.