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Sale of F-16s to Turkey Meets Resistance in Washington

The sale of F-16s to Turkey put forward to Congress by the Biden administration has met with resistance in Washington. The fighter jets are part of a billion-dollar package that would make up one of the biggest military weapons...

Taliban Ban Women From University Education in Afghanistan

On Tuesday, the Taliban suspended the right for women to access university education. The ban on women entering higher education follows earlier revocations of women's educational rights made earlier this year. The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in 2021 amid...

Indonesia Bans Sex Outside Marriage, Including Bali

Indonesia's Parliament has passed a law banning extramarital sex. Any individual who has sex outside of marriage in Indonesia could now face a sentence of up to one year in jail. The new legal code, which includes over six hundred...

Kurdish PKK Founder Abdullah Öcalan Takes Greece to the European Court

Abdullah Öcalan, the founder of the Kurdish PKK organization, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), accusing Greece of violating his rights during his stay in the country. ECHR approved his appeal and a hearing will be...

World Cup Kicks Off on Sunday in Qatar

The FIFA World Cup kicks off on Sunday in Qatar, but football's top completion has already been marred with controversy. The feasibility and morality of the Qatar World Cup has been questioned since the day FIFA selected it as the...

FIFA World Cup: Why Qatar Is a Controversial Host

With the FIFA World Cup set to kick off on Sunday, football fans are excited. However, this  year's host has sparked controversy. Qatar won the bid to host football's most prestigious tournament all the way back in 2010. It will...

Thousands of Syrian Refugees ‘Seeking to Enter Greece’ Through Turkey

Greece braces for a refugee crisis on its borders with Turkey as thousands of Syrian refugees are reportedly organizing themselves to march towards Evros and try to cross into Europe. Greece's Minister of Citizen Protection Takis Theodorikakos announced on Wednesday...

EU Calls on Turkey to Protect Ethnic Rights of Greek Minority

Turkey should protect the human rights and property rights of its Greek minority, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore said at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Gilmore was speaking on the...

Two LGBT Activists Sentenced to Death in Iran

Iran has sentenced two LGBT activists to death, human rights groups reported on Tuesday. A court in Urmia found Zahra Seddiqi Hamedani, 31, and Elham Choubdar, 24, guilty of "corruption on Earth." The Hengaw Organization for Human Rights reported that they were accused...

Turkish NBA Pro And Activist Steps On Erdogan Photo At Protest Event

NBA star and human rights activist Enes Kanter Freedom was photographed stepping on a portrait photo of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Oslo Freedom Forum.