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Kurdish Human Rights Project: This is the legacy website of the Kurdish Human Rights Project, containing reports and news pertaining to human rights issues in the Kurdish Regions for 20 years.

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Kurdish Human Rights Project launches Sigrid Rausing International Fellowship

 This month, the Kurdish Human Rights Project (KHRP) is inaugurating its new International Fellowship Programme with the Sigrid Rausing Fellowship. This fellowship is designated for an exceptional female advocate from Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, or countries of the former Soviet Union with a significant Kurdish population, who has shown interest in working with international human rights mechanisms. Bringing the advocate to work in KHRP's London Headquarters for 4-6 months, the Programme facilitates an exchange of legal and professional expertise while promoting cultural understanding between advocates within the regions and internationally. The fellowship reflects KHRP's deep commitment to fostering sustainability and enhancing the development of a genuine civil society, empowering local advocates to bring about lasting change in the human rights climate across the Kurdish Regions.

The Sigrid Rausing Fellowship is granted to candidates with a commitment to the principle of Universal Human Rights as set out in the UN Declaration on Human Rights and the promotion and protection of the human rights of all persons in the Kurdish regions, irrespective of race, religion, sex, political persuasion, sexual orientation or other belief or opinion. Successful candidates work with KHRP's extensive Legal Team on live cases to the European Court of Human Rights and complaints to UN and other international human rights mechanisms.
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Contact Anna Irvin, Administrator/Rachel Bernu, Deputy Director at
Kurdish Human Rights Project, 11 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DH
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