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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...
Human Rights Defenders 2010
This video is about ordinary human rights defenders from various parts of the world. Human Rights Day, marked annually, is this year dedicated to human right...
Eritrea interrupts human rights defender Meron Estafanos speaking on plight of Eritrean refugees
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"Olympic Dreams" - Honduran Human Rights Defender - Juan Vásquez
www.sportshrd.org Animation of Honduran human rights defender Juan Vásquez for the Front Line Defenders Olympics 2012 Campaign - www.sportshrd.org. Juan Vásq...
The Natalia Project -- the first assault alarm system for human rights defenders at risk.
Everyday, people around the world risk their lives defending rights most people in the western world take for granted. The Natalia Project was founded to pro...
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...
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...
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...
NDP Resolution on Recognizing Jaswant Singh Khalra as a Human Rights Defender
4-03-13 Resolution on Recognizing Jaswant Singh Khalra as a Human Rights Defender WHEREAS Jaswant Singh Khalra's investigation of thousands of cases of missi...
Memoriam for Syrian Human Rights Defender Ayham Ghazzoul
www.frontlinedefenders.org Syrian human rights defender Ayham Mustafa Ghazzoul, a contributor to the Damascus-based Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Ex...
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:40:39 -0700
(Berlin) – Azerbaijani authorities should immediately secure the release of leading human rights defender Leyla Yunus from pretrial custody, and drop the politically motivated charges against her and her husband Arif Yunus. The authorities should also ...
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:52:22 -0700
Palestinians in Beit Ommar carry the bodies of three villagers killed by Israeli snipers on 25 July. (Mamoun Wazwaz / APA images). Three Palestinians were shot and killed today by invading Israeli forces in the village of Beit Ommar near the occupied ...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 -0700
YEREVAN, JULY 30, ARMENPRESS. Armenian businessman and benefactor Levon Hayrapetyan's case is at the center of attention of the Office of the Human Rights Defender of Armenia, and at the moment the specialists of the office are studying the ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:07:30 -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 ...
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 ...
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.
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, ...
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:14:57 -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.
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