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332 news items

 
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:11:15 -0700

The Asian Human Rights Commission wishes to express grave concern about the arrest of Prom Jarana (64 years old), a human rights defender and land rights activist with the Assembly of the Poor in Kaobart Village, Nondindaeng District, Buriram province.
 
Open Democracy
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:08:28 -0700

The new High Commissioner has a particular responsibility to protect human rights defenders, especially so when they face intimidation and reprisals for their efforts to seek accountability at the UN for human rights violations. 'Human rights defenders ...
 
Asian Human Rights Commission News (press release)
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:50:07 -0700

The Asian Human Rights Commission wishes to express grave concern about the arrest of Prom Jarana (64 years old), a human rights defender and land rights activist with the Assembly of the Poor for the case of Kaobart Village, Nondindaeng District, ...

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:57:54 -0700

Russia: Human Rights Defender Targeted. February 18, 2014. Press release. Law enforcement should seriously examine all possible theories behind the attack, including the possibility that Yurov was targeted for his legitimate human rights work in Russia ...
 
OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:26:15 -0700

Geneva-Paris, July 14, 2014. On the fifth anniversary of the murder of prominent human rights defender Ms. Natalia Estemirova, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), within the framework ...

The Guardian

Thomson Reuters Foundation
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:56:15 -0700

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Belarusian authorities on June 21, 2014, freed Ales Bialiatski, one of the country's leading human rights defenders.
 
Erasing 76 Crimes
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:30:00 -0700

On 1 July 2014, at 6:20pm, two men wearing balaclava hoods inflicted several blows and then splashed a green-coloured antiseptic into the face of human rights defender Mr Andrei Yurov. The attack occurred near the Human Rights House in Voronezh.
 
EUobserver
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:30:00 -0700

BRUSSELS - Belarus human rights defender Ales Bialiatski was released from prison on Saturday (21 June) after spending almost three years in a penal colony on charges of tax evasion. Belarus authorities gave no reason for his sudden release.
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