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HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AT RISK

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2014/09/12

Your Excellency,

We write to you today to express our serious concern that ten years after the assassination of human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, the Government of Indonesia has yet to conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation to bring...

2014/09/11

On 9 September 2014, the Specialised Criminal Court reduced the sentence of human rights defender Mr Fadel Al-Manasef after it was reconsidered by the Specialised Criminal Court of Appeal....

2014/09/11

On 10 September 2014, Cairo Criminal Court postponed the re-trial of Mr Alaa Abd El Fattah until 15 September 2014.

2014/09/10

The Papua Regional Police has opened an investigation into human rights lawyer Mr Gustaf Kawer in connection with “crimes against public authority”.

Ghimire Gundev (left) and Krishna Upadhyaya (right) (Photo:AP)
2014/09/10

On 9 September 2014, Messrs Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev were released from detention.

2014/09/9

On 4 September 2014, human rights defender Mr Mohamed Al Fazari was released from the detention facility of the Special Section of the Omani Police in Muscat.

2014/09/9

A group of MEPs has called for the release of Bahraini human rights defender, Maryam al-Khawaja, who is currently in detention in Manama on trumped-up charges.

2014/09/9

The undersigned international and regional human rights organisations write to urge your delegation to repeat your June call for the release of Bahraini human rights defenders and political activists who have been imprisoned solely for exercising their human rights...

2014/09/8

At 9 pm on the evening of 5 September 2014, a group of people presenting themselves as television journalists entered the private home of human rights defender Ms Elena Popova, a former employee of Soldiers' Mothers of Saint-Petersburg.

2014/09/8

On 3 September 2014, several courts in Rangoon handed down their sentences against human rights defender Mr Ko Htin Kyaw. Ko Htin Kyaw has been ...