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Human Rights Defenders 2010

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The role, protection and effective participation of human rights defenders in development

What is the role of human rights defenders in identifying, preventing, mitigating and remedying the adverse impacts of large-scale development projects? What...

Eritrea interrupts human rights defender Meron Estafanos speaking on plight of Eritrean refugees

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NDP Resolution on Recognizing Jaswant Singh Khalra as a Human Rights Defender

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Human Rights Defender, Maryam Alkhawaja Talks about Scandinavian Prisoners in Bahrain

I filmed Maryam Alkhawaja being interviewed by Gothenburg Post newspaper last week, as part of Maryam's participation in a talk done later by Amnesty Interna...

Ales Bialiatski - imprisoned human rights defender - Belarus.mov

Ales Bialiatski, head of the Belarusian human rights organisation Viasna, has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison on tax evasion charges. In Au...

Ann - human rights defender

The theme for Human Rights Day 2010 is 'human rights defenders who act to end discrimination'. Every day, nurses throughout Britain provide essential care to...

David Ravelo: Human Rights Defender under Threat

David Ravelo Crespo --economist, human rights defender and member of the Regional Corporation for the Defence of Human Rights-- is one of the most threatened...

#EnemyOfTheStateKE Google Hangout With Human Rights Defender (HRD) Gladwell Otieno

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Front Line Defenders Human Rights Defender at Risk Award Finalist: Mona Seif

www.frontlinedefenders.org Mona Seif is the founder of the No Military Trials for Civilians movement in Egypt, which she started in the aftermath of the depo...

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:50:15 -0700

A prominent human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja was arrested shortly after arriving in Bahrain to check on her father, who is hunger striking in prison along with thousands of sentenced activists, a key opposition figure Nabeel Rajab told RT ...

teleSUR English

teleSUR English
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:15:00 -0700

A top human rights activist was taken into custody on Saturday by Bahraini authorities after arriving at the country's airport. Maryam al-Khawaja, the co-director of the Gulf Center for Human Rights, flew back to her native country to visit her father ...


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:53:17 -0700

The Bahrain Center for Human rights expresses its grave concern over denying the human rights defender and co-director of the Gulf Center for Human rights, Maryam al-Khawaja, entry to her native country Bahrain. Maryam al-Khawaja decided to fly to ...
Asian Human Rights Commission News
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:22:30 -0700

Ms. Pornpen is a leading Human Rights Defender in Thailand who has been involved in various Human Rights issues both in Thailand and the region, including women's rights, indigenous rights and preventing forced disappearances. Her work serves the ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:33:45 -0700

On May 20, 2014, the Thai army lodged a criminal complaint against Thai human rights defender Pornpen Khongkachonkiet and her organisation Cross Cultural Foundation (CrCF) for ''damaging the reputation'' of Taharn Pran Paramilitary Unit 41, stationed ...
OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:22:30 -0700

August 26, 2014. Statement on the Judicial Harassment of Leading Human Rights Defender, Ms. Pornpen Khongkachonkiet. We, the undersigned civil society groups, are gravely concerned about the criminal legal action taken for defamation and libel against ...

Public Radio of Armenia

Public Radio of Armenia
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:48:45 -0700

RA Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Karen Andreasyan has sent a letter to the UN high commissioner for human rights Navi Pillay on the death case of Armenian peasant Karen Petrosyan, who died in Azerbaijani captivity. In his letter Andreasyan said ...

The Guardian

Washington Post
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0700

WHEN AN autocrat who is intolerant of dissent begins to see spies and traitors around, it is a good time to be alert. Now is such a moment in Azerbaijan, the oil-rich but liberty-starved former Soviet republic in Central Asia. The regime of President ...

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