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Repression of Dissent in Sri Lanka

In the first 100 days of new Presidency 9th January – 19th April 2015

Summary:

Compared to 2014 and the Rajapakse rule, the intensity and number of attacks, threats and intimidations against dissent has decreased during the first 100 days of Sirisena’s Presidency. 531 more words

Human Rights

[Solidarity] Harassment and Assaults of Activists Continue in Vietnam Amidst Flurry of International Visits -Civil Rights Defenders

Harassment and Assaults of Activists Continue in Vietnam Amidst Flurry of International Visits
21 May 2015

In the first five months of 2015, assaults and harassment of activists and bloggers continue with almost absolute impunity in Vietnam. 798 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: SCJN decision in case of Inés and Valentina "far from the heights" of the SCJN's resolution on the Rosendo Radilla case (2010)

Inés Fernández and Valentina Rosendo (@Amnesty International)

The Tlachinollan Center for Human Rights, which has provided legal counsel for Inés Fernández and Valentina Rosendo, indigenous women who were raped by soldiers in Guerrero in 2002, expressed in a press-release that the Supreme Court for Justice in the Nation (SCJN) has lost all possibility of contributing to the advance of the human rights of indigenous women.   361 more words

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