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CHRD said it had documented 2,236 cases of deprivation of liberty of human rights defenders from 2013-2015, including LGBT and women's rights activists, health activists, and individuals commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen ...
Rabat.Morocco. Mareeg.com-Ambassador Gloria Young met with Zakaria El hamel, human rights and peace activist, on Agust 26, 2016 to discuss the shared point of views on human rights education and world peace and opportunities of the increasing ...

The government was questioning heads of nonprofit organizations, and friends of hers were being arrested - human rights defender Leyla Yunus among them.
The tax Office of Leninsky district of Mahilyou demands that he comes to the tax office as soon as possible to give explanations, as provided for by the decree "On the prevention of social dependency".
IBTimes UK speaks to banned group FOCODE about Burundi's latest crackdown on rights groups.
Linda Sarsour is a Palestinian-American, Muslim woman who has devoted her life to speaking about human rights issues affecting society.

Lamiya Aji Bashar is adjusting to her new life in Europe after escaping IS captors who held her as a sex slave for two years in Iraq.
To commemorate International human rights Day, the Federal Ministry of Human rights plans to confer National Human Rights Awards on the human rights activists who have rendered meretricious services for the realisation of human rights including rights ...
Pat Rocco Los Angeles, Calif. - Legendary LGBTQ filmmaker and human rights activist Pat Rocco will receive the inaugural Troy Perry Medal of Pride, honoring LGBTQ people and allies who are on the front lines of community activism around the world.
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Wednesday dawn have arrested the activist and leader in the Palestine National Initiative movement, Salah Khawaja from his home in Ramallah.
The human rights organization Human Rights First recently called on the U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon to publicly urge the Kyrgyz government to reject the proposed anti-LGBT Propaganda law during his trip to Kyrgyzstan.
Turnbull, a one-time supporter of Triggs, is known to have removed his Triggs-tinted glasses after the human rights boss threw him under the bus, too.
(Istanbul) - Turkish police have tortured and otherwise ill-treated individuals in their custody after emergency decrees removed crucial safeguards in the wake of a failed coup attempt in July, 2016, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today ...
Bahraini authorities must immediately and unconditionally release human rights activist Nabeel Rajab and opposition leader Fadhel Abbas, two prisoners of conscience who are facing long prison sentences for using twitter to voice concerns about human ...
However, according to a survey from the Centre for Applied human rights at the UK-based University of York, the government is the most common violator against human rights activists. The survey stated that the "government" included the police, the ...
In the report, Amnesty is trying to elevate encryption as a human rights necessity, due to concerns that activists, opposition politicians and journalists in some countries could be put in grave danger if their communications on popular messaging apps ...
The space for independent activism, critical journalism, and opposition political activity has been virtually extinguished by the arrests and convictions of many activists, human rights defenders, and journalists, as well as by laws and regulations ...

human rights activist Sultana Kamal has said a culture of lack of justice is prevailing in Bangladesh, which this is peddling a feeling of defeatism among the people.
This ordeal motivated him to work with various activist groups, including the Committee Against torture in Azerbaijan. He also established his own Democratic institutions and human rights union in 2007, to protect human rights and offer legal support ...
After Advocate Haider's disappearance, human rights organisations and political activists had claimed that security agencies had taken him into custody.
Iranian activist and journalist Narges Mohammadi has won awards and global plaudits for her human rights advocacy, including her work to end Iran's use of the death penalty for young offenders.
A leading Iranian actress has backed mounting calls for the release of a prominent anti-death penalty activist who has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for campaigning against the death penalty.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Indian government must immediately release a prominent Kashmiri human rights activist arrested last month on charges of involvement in activities against the public order, a group of United Nations ...
New York City - Tonight at the 2016 Human Rights First Award Dinner at Chelsea Piers in New York City, the organization will honor Iraqi human rights activists Khaleel Aldakhi and Ameena Saeed Hasan with its 2016 human rights First Award. The married ...
HIV activism began in Colombia much as it did elsewhere: closely tied to the LGBT community that it was decimating. "The goal at that time [was] offering a dignified death," said one activist, who in the early years of the epidemic ran a charity for ...
Imprisoned Azeri rights activist Rasoul Razavi has received emergency medical treatment on several occasions since he started a hunger strike in Tabriz Prison on October 3, 2016, an informed source told the International Campaign for human rights in Iran.
A leading Iranian actress has backed mounting calls for the release of a prominent anti-death penalty activist who has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for campaigning against the death penalty.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Indian government must immediately release a prominent Kashmiri human rights activist arrested last month on charges of involvement in activities against the public order, a group of United Nations ...
19 October 2016 - Voicing serious concern over recent intensified crackdown by the Mauritanian government on the imprisoned Anti-Slavery activists, a group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the authorities to ensure a fair hearing and ...
New York City - Tonight at the 2016 Human Rights First Award Dinner at Chelsea Piers in New York City, the organization will honor Iraqi human rights activists Khaleel Aldakhi and Ameena Saeed Hasan with its 2016 human rights First Award. The married ...
HIV activism began in Colombia much as it did elsewhere: closely tied to the LGBT community that it was decimating. "The goal at that time [was] offering a dignified death," said one activist, who in the early years of the epidemic ran a charity for ...
rights activists in Jordan called Monday for stiffer punishment for violence in the family, after four women and a man were killed in "honor crimes" in just over a ...
Twenty Iranian MPs have called on the head of the judicial authorities for the release of the journalist and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, regional media reported on Sunday. According to Arab48.com, ...
Seventy-five young people gathered in a University Regina classroom to learn about how to become human rights activists.
The Syracuse University LGBT Resource Center invited "queer transgender activist" Evan Greer to deliver a workshop this past Wednesday titled "Queer Liberation and Environmental Justice.
But almost nothing has been done by the government to resolve the matter," human rights activist Usman Hamid said. The reports have been submitted to the Attorney General, but are yet to result in any meaningful further investigation.
Iran has once again targeted a prominent human rights activist, who lost six family members to state executions and killings in the 1980s.
Further down in her letter Mohammadi rebutted the accusation that she had not extended her human rights activism to issues mentioned by the court while discussing women's rights in Iran: "I have been accused of not visiting homeless women.
indigenous activist Douglas Cardinal has filed a human rights complaint about the use of the Cleveland baseball club's name.
Many Palestinian human rights organizations, however, limit their mandate either to the occupied Palestinian territory or to Israel only, thus conforming to Israeli-imposed legal categories, which aim to geographically isolate these areas from each ...
Since her escape and arrival in Germany, she has become a human-rights activist and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, speaking out against human trafficking and the crimes committed by Islamist fighters.
The protests began on April 24 in Atyrau, when oil workers and thousands of people from rural areas cried out against land reform at the main square, urging authorities to stop the harassment against activists who support the movement. The mayor ...
The MSU Museum partnered with The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation , as well as quilt artists from both South Africa and the United States, to launch an exhibition honoring the human rights efforts of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife ...
human rights groups are criticizing the United Arab Emirates for its monthslong detention and prosecution of a local human rights activist. A coalition of nine groups, including Human Rights Watch, issued a statement Thursday regarding the case against ...
The MSU Museum partnered with The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, as well as quilt artists from both South Africa and the United States, to launch an exhibition honoring the human rights efforts of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife ...
The activists have hung banners with photos of missing Crimean Tatar human rights activist Ervin Ibragimov and the call "Find Ervin!
A jailed scholar from China's mostly-Muslim Uyghur minority was awarded the Martin Ennals Award for human rights defenders on Tuesday, a move swiftly condemned by Beijing.
Dozens of human rights activists were outside the hotel protesting ACT with many signs stating they were on board with Missoula's Syrian refugees.
rights activists and lawyers are up in arms over Britain's plan to suspend an international human rights convention during times of war, a step the government said would protect British troops from "spurious" legal claims of torture and murder against ...
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - The Council of Europe on Monday awarded its Vaclav Havel human rights Prize to Iraqi activist Nadia Murad, who was a an IS sex slave before becoming the face of a campaign to protect her Yazidi people. The award, which ...


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