Co-founder of Defend International, Dr. Widad Akreyi, has given an interview on how Turkey is exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to violate human rights in Rojava.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the January 2020 Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council.
A new guide on torture prevention has been released. The UN guide explains the four core functions of torture prevention mechanisms, namely visiting, providing advice, enhancing cooperation and educating.
Defend International is raising awareness about the impacts of Turkey’s invasion of Rojava (Northeastern Syria) on civilians and to call on the International community to end it.
The world is facing an unprecedented set of challenges. The international community must act now to address these challenges by achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.