The Iraqi government has dismissed a warning that a possible catastrophic failure of the Mosul Dam, Iraq’s largest dam, can lead to at least 500,000 civilian deaths.
Confirmation of the sentence to death of Mr. Adnan Hasanpoor and Quashing of Mr. Abdel Wahd (Hiwa) Butimar’s case.
Defend International supported the International Poetry Prize Castello Di Duino and encouraged its members to participate if they met the qualifications of the conditions of participation as specified in the announcement received from Professor Gabriella Valera Gruber.
DI co-founder Dr. Widad traveled to New York City to attend the United Nations 62nd General Assembly. She took part in numerous bilateral and multilateral meetings with government delegates as part of her participation in the UN First Committee.
In light of continuing reports of human rights violations in Syria, Defend International (DI) launchs its new campaign in which DI urges the Syrian authorities to comply strictly with international human rights law and to respect freedom of opinion, expression, demonstration, assembly and association.