Poland slammed for ‘arbitrary’ ban on media at Belarus border

Sokolka, Poland – Human rights groups have condemned Poland’s government for continuing to ban journalists, lawyers, and aid workers from accessing the country’s border with Belarus, as thousands of migrants … Read More

Turkish court extends detention of philanthropist Osman Kavala

Istanbul, Turkey – A Turkish court has extended the detention of philanthropist Osman Kavala, whose trial on charges related to the 2013 Gezi Park protests and the 2016 coup attempt has … Read More

EU mulls spending $355m to resettle 30,000 Afghan refugees

The European Union has floated a plan to spend 300 million euros ($355 million) to resettle about 30,000 refugees inside the bloc in a bid to avert a migration crisis … Read More