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26 Aug 2019 description

(Paris, Geneva) Human rights defenders in Iran, long-time targets of the government, have been subjected to systematic judicial harassment since late 2017. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT partnership, sheds light on this wave of repression in a new report released today.

04 Aug 2019 description

To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Index: AFR 16/0841/2019

Excellencies,

Ahead of the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (“HRC” or “the Council”), we, the undersigned national, regional, and international civil society organisations, write to call on your delegation to support a resolution extending the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on Burundi for a further year, until September 2020.

02 Aug 2019 description

Ginebra-París-Ciudad de Guatemala, 2 de agosto de 2019 - El Observatorio y la UDEFEGUA dan la voz de alarma ante el grave deterioro de la situación para las personas defensoras. Ante este contexto, destaca la inacción de las autoridades para proteger a las personas defensoras y las graves deficiencias en la investigación de los ataques.

14 May 2019 description

Brussels, 13 May 2019

The European organisations and networks who have signed this statement reject the murder attempt against leaders from Afro-Colombian collectives from the Cauca department ACONC, PCN and ASOM and threats against the indigenous women’s organisation Wayúu Women’s Strength (Fuerza de Mujeres Wayúu), from the Guajira department.