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[Announcement] Call For Nominations - 2017 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders

Call For Nominations – 2017 MARTIN ENNALS AWARD FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

Deadline: 9 November 2016

Nominations can be submitted electronically at http://www.martinennalsaward.org

The Award is granted annually to an individual, or exceptionally an organisation, in recognition of their commitment and ongoing efforts in the defence and promotion of human rights. 298 more words

Philippines

Implementation of Follow-up Mechanism for Ayotzinapa Case Approved

IACHR approves special mechanism to follow Ayotzinapa case (Photo@Tlachinollan)

On September 10, after a meeting between the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Mexican state, implementation of the Follow-up Mechanism for the Ayotzinapa case was approved. 149 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Tila Ejido Reports Violent Murder of Two Youths in its Territory, Intended to Destabilize its Assertion of Autonomy

Protest in Tila (@ Ejido Tila)

In a statement released on September 7, and the ejidatarios of Tila, reported that two brothers (a man aged 20, and a woman aged 19), originally from Tiontiepa Benito Juarez… 339 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Injunction and Compensation Denied to Released Defendants of Acteal Massacre

The second chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) denied an injunction requested by two people implicated in the murder of 45 people in Acteal, municipality of Chenalhó, Chiapas, on 22 September 1997. 426 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Alejandro Diaz Santiz Reiterates His Demand for Freedom

Pilgrimage of Highlands Catholics, San Cristobal de Las Casas, September 2016 (@SIPAZ)

Alejandro Diaz Santiz, the indigenous Tzotzil prisoner held in the CEFERESO No. 305 more words

Human Rights

National: International Day of the Disappeared

In the framework of International Day of Victims of Forced Disappearance, held on August 30, various national and international organizations declared themselves in favor of recognizing this problem which has become more acute: today, more than 28,000 people are missing in the country according to official figures. 588 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Maximiliano Gordillo Martinez Reappears after 52 Days Missing

In a joint statement published on September 2, the Fray Bartolome de Las Casas Center for Human Rights (CDHFBC), Meso-American Voices and La 72 Shelter for Migrants, reported that the youth Maximiliano Gordillo Martinez, who was missing since May 7 when he was stopped at a checkpoint of the National Migration Institute (INM) in Tabasco, reappeared alive. 301 more words

Human Rights