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In Sri Lanka, Victor’s Justice Means No Justice at All

Expand General Shavendra Silva is seen at the Ampara Air Force camp in eastern Sri Lanka August 24, 2009.  © 2009 Reuters/Stringer/Files Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Si…

Суд в Сальвадоре оправдал девушку, которой грозило 40 лет тюрьмы из-за выкидыша

Аборты в этой стране незаконны при любых обстоятельствах. За такое грозит тюремное заключение на срок от двух до восьми лет.

IRAN: New report documents the systematic criminalisation of human rights defenders

(Paris, Geneva) Human rights defenders in Iran, long-time targets of the government, have been subjected to systematic judicial harassment since late 2017. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT partnership, sheds…

Turkey: 3 Kurdish Mayors Removed from Office

Expand The elected mayors from the main southeastern municipalities removed by Turkey’s interior ministry on August 19, 2019; from left to right: Mardin mayor Ahmet Türk; Diyarbakır mayor Adnan Selçuk Mızrakl…

Cameroon: Detainees Tortured

Expand Satellite image showing the location of the State Defense Secretariat (Secrétariat d’État à la défense, SED) in Yaoundé, Cameroon. © DigitalGlobe-Maxar Technologies 2019; Sources…

Cambodia: Former Opposition Official Detained

Expand Former CNRP official, Nuth Pich, in custody, August 17, 2019.  © 2019 VOD (Bangkok) – Cambodian authorities for the first time invoked a discredited 2017 Supreme C…

World Health Organisation’s New Effort Can Help End Neglected Tropical Diseases

ABUJA, Aug 19 (IPS) - Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor is a medical doctor, the CEO of EpiAFRIC, Director of Policy and Advocacy for Nigeria Health WatchRecently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched global consultations for a new Roadmap on how to elimi…

Algeria: Human Rights Watch Official Deported

(New York) – Algerian authorities deported a Human Rights Watch official, Ahmed Benchemsi, on August 19, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities detained him for 10 hours and seized his passports, holding them for 10 days before deport…

India: Ensure Rights Protections in Kashmir

Expand A cyclist rides past paramilitary troopers standing on guard during the curfew in Srinagar. Strict curfew and a total communication blackout in Kashmir valley following the decision taken by the central gove…

Берут под стражу - это уже приговор? Бывший следователь о том, как работает правоохранительная система

Рассказываем, почему следователи и прокуроры очень редко проявляют принципиальность, чем следственный эксперимент отличается от прово…

Addressing Gender & Protection Issues During Humanitarian Emergencies

PORT VILA, Vanuatu, Aug 19 (IPS) - Nimarta Khuman is a Gender and Protection Advisor at UN Women under the Australia Assists Program, managed by RedR Australia. Her role involves supporting the Vanuatu Government's Department of Women Affairs and Ge…

US: Cease Force-feeding Migrant Hunger Strikers

Expand Screenshot from a 2013 video of Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) volunteering to undergo the standard operating procedures for force-feeding of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. …

The Role of Women’s Organisations in Crisis-Settings

BEIRUT, Aug 19 (IPS) - 
Marcy Hersh, is the Senior Manager of Humanitarian Advocacy at Women Deliver & Cecilia Chami is the Programs Director of Lebanon Family Planning Association for Development and Family Empowerment (LFPADE).To mark World…

Armenia: Audit report confirms serious deficiencies in mining company's impact assessment and monitoring plan

Yerevan - Paris — Last week the long-awaited Independent Third Party Assessment commissioned by Armenian government on Impacts on Water Resources, Geology, Biodiversity and Air Quality of Amulsar Gold Mine was published, likely paving the way for h…

How Tibet Doubled its Life Expectancy

LHASA, Aug 19 (IPS) - Tibet's complicated typography means that the terrain is not easy for its people. Whilst the country is breathtaking, one incredible story about Tibet is that of the dramatic socio-economic changes the region has undergone.Read…

‘Killer Robots:’ Russia, US Oppose Treaty Negotiations

Expand At the United Nations in Geneva the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots called on governments to not allow the development of weapons systems that would select and attack targets without any human intervention.

Afghanistan: FIFA Sexual Abuse Investigations Stall

(New York) – The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) needs to act more swiftly on complaints and evidence brought by women players of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse by leaders of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AF…

Australia: Inquiry into Rule Putting Older People at Risk

(Sydney) – Australia’s parliament should scrap a new rule that allows nursing homes to overmedicate and restrain older people, a group of organizations working for older people’s rights in Australia said today. On August 20, 2019 in Sydney, the…

Десятки тысяч вышли на марш в Гонконге, несмотря на запрет полиции

Протестующие в Гонконге, которые в воскресенье днем собрались в парке Виктория на очередную массовую акцию, направились маршем в делово…

Брестским активистам отказали еще в шести митингах против аккумуляторного завода

Местная власть сообщила, что на стадионе проводятся ремонтные работы.