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02 Jun 2017 description

Many Groups Likely to Close Despite Growing Need for Services

(Beirut)—The following statement was issued by eight nongovernmental organizations, including Human Rights Watch, on June 2, 2017, concerning Egypt’s repressive new law to regulate nongovernmental groups:

26 May 2017 description

Geneva, 25 May 2017

RE: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia

Your Excellency,

The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need to support the establishment of an independent, impartial and international investigation into atrocities committed by security forces to suppress peaceful protests and independent dissent.

14 Feb 2017 description

(14 February 2017) Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, a prominent Sudanese human rights defender, has been unlawfully detained for over two months, held by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) at Khartoum’s Kober Prison without charge or access to legal representation, 39 human rights groups and activists said.

13 Dec 2016 description

Ginebra-Paris, 13 de diciembre de 2016. La campaña de ataques contra UDEFEGUA evidencia el grave deterioro de la situación para las defensoras y los defensores de derechos humanos en Guatemala y la necesidad de un compromiso firme de las autoridades guatemaltecas en la protección de quiénes defienden derechos humanos en el país, denunció hoy el Observatorioparala Protecciónde losDefensores deDerechos Humanos (OMCT-FIDH).