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Guerrero: 'Alert' Declared to Protect Human Rights Defenders

On September 11th, the National Network of Civil Organisms for Human Rights “All Rights for All” (Red TDT in Spanish) announced the launch of an Alert for human rights defenders in Guerrero. 284 more words

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Oaxaca: NGOs denounce “inadequate and insufficient response from the three levels of government" to earthquake disaster

From September 11th to 14th, seven civil organizations carried out a Humanitarian Aid Observation Mission (MOAH in its Spanish acronym) that toured communities in the Isthmus area of ​​Tehuantepec, which were affected by the earthquake of 8.2 on the Richter scale on September 7th, leaving victims in 283 municipalities of Oaxaca, almost half of the total. 326 more words

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In Search of Better Digital Protection for Human Rights Defenders In China

Safeguard defenders, September 19, 2017

Among the many revelations into the systematic repression of the human rights community to have come to light since the beginning of the 709 Crackdown have been accounts from those released about the access of police and state security to chat logs and emails, even communications and documents those people thought they had deleted. 1,397 more words


HRAS Interview No. 30: Jostein Hole Kobbeltvedt Executive Director Rafto Foundation for Human Rights

The Rafto Legacy

Photo Credit: Hans Jørgen Brun

Interview with Jostein Hole Kobbeltvedt Executive Director Rafto Foundation for Human Rights.

The Rafto Foundation for Human Rights was established in 1987 in memory of Professor Thorolf Rafto (1922-1986), an iconic lecturer in economics at the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway. 300 more words

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Chiapas: Omissions after Declaration of Gender Violence Alert

Photo: @chiapasparalelo

On September 4th, the network of social and civil organizations that compose the “Popular Campaign against Violence against women and Femicide” reported that, nine months after the declaration of the Gender Violence Alert (GVA), the… 279 more words

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Letter: Stop the Prosecution of Students of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras

Members of Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific (FoE APac) released the letter to demand them to stop the Prosecution of Students of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. 538 more words

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