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[Urgent Alert] Philippines: A Lawyer and Human Rights Defender was Arrested During Forced Eviction of Residents in Mandaue City, Cebu Province -TFDP

(Urgent Alert) Philippines: A Lawyer and Human Rights Defender was Arrested During Forced Eviction of Residents in Mandaue City, Cebu Province

Atty. Jose Aaron Pedrosa, Jr., 29, a Board Member of the human rights organization Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) and leader of the multi-sectoral organization SANLAKAS, was arrested in Sitio Mahayag, Barangay Subang Daku, Mandaue City on November 25, 2014 at around 1:45pm. 236 more words

Human Rights

Ferguson: "Let's Make a Difference"

The freedom to enjoy human rights without discrimination is one of the most fundamental principles of human rights law. Every human being is equal in dignity and worth and has the right not to be discriminated against. 489 more words

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Transcript of President Obama's Address to the Nation on Immigration

Remarks of President Barack Obama
Address to the Nation on Immigration
The White House
November 20, 2014

“My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. 2,242 more words

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Interactive web forum with 3 leading Arab women human rights defenders Nov. 20

On Thursday, 20 November at 4 pm GMT (11 am ET), Front Line Defenders, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition ( 244 more words

International Human Rights Law

Interamerikanska Systemet för Mänskliga Rättigheter: En bedömning av resultat och utmaningar

Interamerikanska Systemet för Mänskliga Rättigheter:

En bedömning av resultat och utmaningar

 Dr Par Engstrom

Institute of the Americas, University College London

p.engstrom@ucl.ac.uk | http://parengstrom.wordpress.com

 Paneldiskussion… 4,251 more words

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Oaxaca: Threats against APPJ members in terms of consultation regarding wind-energy project in Juchitán

On 5 November, three members of the Popular Assembly of the Juchiteco People (APPJ) received threats by phone from a local number telling them “what have you been doing at the forum?   510 more words

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