Ten terrible years. Violations of human rights and humanitarian law during the war in Syria

Ten terrible years. Violations of human rights and humanitarian law during the war in Syria

03/31/2021

The first report of Russian human rights defenders. Press conference April 2, 12:00, online

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“Долгая дорога домой”. Как сирийские черкесы пытаются вернуться в Россию

“Долгая дорога домой”. Как сирийские черкесы пытаются вернуться в Россию

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Allowing Circassians to Return from Syria to North Caucasus ‘Not Only about Justice but about Survival,’ Memorial Says

Friday, April 23, 2021

Allowing Circassians to Return from Syria to North Caucasus ‘Not Only about Justice but about Survival,’ Memorial Says

Paul Goble

            Staunton, April 20 – The Memorial Human Rights organization says in a new report that allowing Circassians to leave war-torn Syria and return to the North Caucasus from which their ancestors were expelled in the 19th century is not just a question of historical justice but about protecting their lives.

            The situation in Syria is such, the organization says, that “this is already not just a question of historical justice but above all a humanitarian issue of giving asylum to people who are running from bombs and violence” (memohrc.org/ru/announcements/desyat-strashnyh-let-narusheniya-prav-cheloveka-i-gumanitarnogo-prava-vo-vremya-voyny). Read more

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Circassian Flag Symbolizes Freedom and Unity of a Proud Nation Russia hasn’t Been Able to Break

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Circassian Flag Symbolizes Freedom and Unity of a Proud Nation Russia hasn’t Been Able to Break

Paul Goble

            Staunton, April 25 – Every year on April 25, Circassians in their North Caucasus homeland and those in the diaspora around world mark the Day of the Circassian Flag, a banner which arose in the darkest hours of resistance to Russian imperial expansion that has come to symbolize the values of freedom and unity that Circassians everywhere hold dear. Read more

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Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for April 20-25, 2021

Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for April 20-25, 2021    

1.      Coming Out of Pandemic, Russia at Risk of Inflation as Well as Recession

windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2021/04/coming-out-of-pandemic-russia-at-risk.html

2.      Putin Increasingly a Prisoner of His Past Successes Just Like Other Pyramid Scheme Builders, Pastukhov Says

windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2021/04/putin-increasingly-prisoner-of-his-past.html

3.      Allowing Circassians to Return from Syria to North Caucasus ‘Not Only about Justice but about Survival,’ Memorial Says

windowoneurasia2.blogspot.com/2021/04/allowing-circassians-to-return-from.html    Read more

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Circassian Flag Day is a Day of Dedication to the Homeland

Circassian Flag Day is a Day of Dedication to the Homeland

By: Adel Bashqawi

25 April 2021

Edmund Spencer, Travels in Circassia, Krim-Tartary &c: including a steam voyage down the Danube from Vienna to Constantinople, and round the Black sea

Edmund Spencer, Travels in Circassia, Krim-Tartary &c: including a steam voyage down the Danube from Vienna to Constantinople, and round the Black sea

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Armenian Genocide Recognition

Armenian Genocide Recognition


Recognition

The fact of the Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman government has been documented, recognized, and affirmed in the form of media and eyewitness reports, laws, resolutions, and statements by many states and international organizations. The complete catalogue of all documents categorizing the 1915-23 widespread massacre of the Armenian population in Ottoman Empire as a premeditated and thoroughly executed act of Genocide, is extensive.

Below is a brief list of those states and organizations, provincial governments and city councils which have acknowledged the Armenian Genocide Read more

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