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Around 100 refugees from Syria are at risk of being returned to the war-torn city of Kobani/Ayn Al-Arab. They are part of a group of over 250 men, women and children from Kobani who have been unlawfully detained by the Turkish authorities in a sports hall since 5 October in the border town of Suruç in Turkey’s south-eastern Şanlıurfa province. Of this group, two sets of returns have taken place on October 14 and 16.

 The International Center for Human Rights - ICHR : (March 29, 2014- Toronto, Canada): ICHR welcomes UN human rights council’s vote on March 28 to extend the mandate of its Special Rapporteur Dr. Ahmed Shaheed on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran for a further period of one year. 

ICHR 20 December, 2013 -  The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday December 18, 2013 condemned Iran and Syria for widespread human rights abuses but it welcomed pledges by Iran's president to improve in some areas. In November, UN third committee of general assembly had adopted these resolutions.