Posts tagged with "humanrights"

20. August 2019
Uganda: Writer and academic Stella Nyanzi convicted and sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment.

10. August 2019
Sara Curruchich Cúmez conocida como Sara Curruchich (San Juan Comalapa, 1993) es una cantante y compositora guatemalteca de origen maya kaqchikel activista en defensa de los derechos de las mujeres y de los pueblos originarios de Guatemala. Conocida especialmente por su canción "Resistir". Además de componer y cantar toca marimba y guitarra.

06. August 2019
Mümtaz’er Türköne, a political scientist and a columnist for now-closed Zaman daily, has been pictured in handcuffs as he was going through a medical check-up at an İstanbul hospital.

02. August 2019
On Monday, a Chinese court in Sichuan province sentenced Huang Qi, publisher of the human rights news website 64 Tianwang, to 12 years in prison on charges of "deliberately leaking state secrets," and "illegally providing state secrets to foreign countries."

30. July 2019
Happy Birthday Loujain! We stand in solidarity with you and call for your immediate and unconditional release.

30. July 2019
Last week, heavily armed miners invaded the Wajãpi community in Brazil, killed #indigenous leader Emyra Wajãpi, and took their land. He was 68 years old.

29. July 2019
Authorities in the Republic of Ingushetia must release journalist Rashid Maysigov unconditionally and investigate allegations that he was tortured in custody, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On July 12, in Nazran, a town in the Republic of Ingushetia, a republic within the Russian Federation, agents from the local division of the Federal Security Service (FSB) detained Maysigov...

28. July 2019
British passport holders from the Chagos Islands are being systematically targeted in a “shameful” attempt to have them removed from the UK, the Observer can reveal.

27. July 2019
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) strongly condemns the execution by the Ministry of Interior of both citizens Ahmad al-Mullali and Ali al-Arab, who were executed, a few hours after their relatives visited them in Jau Central Prison. They were detained in relation with the criminal investigation of the assassination of a lieutenant, Hesham al-Hammadi.

23. July 2019
Prominent Russian LGBT activist Yelena Grigoriyeva killed in St. Petersburg after being listed on "Saw"-inspired gay hunting site

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