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Concerns over the security of trans human rights defenders in Pakistan
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I remain extremely concerned for the security of trans human rights defenders in Pakistan. Over the last couple of months,…
• 7th Feb 2023
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Encouraging steps in Egypt for Human Rights Defenders but serious challenges remain
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As the new year starts and I look back at the situation of human rights defendants in all parts of…
• 7th Feb 2023
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New General Comment outlines steps for the protection of HRDs in the context of conflicts over land
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On 22 December 2022, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights published a new General Comment on the relationship between human rights and land.
• 25th Jan 2023
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Guest Blog: Afghan Women’s Rights as the Taliban’s Bargaining Tool for International Recognition
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What follows is a guest blog by Tahmina Sobat and Roqia Samim, two human rights defenders from Afghanistan. General Background…
• 24th Jan 2023
This image shows three images of three persons: Sarah Mardini, Sean Binder and Nassos Karakitsos
Human rights defenders on trial in Greece
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Tomorrow, 10 January 2023, the trial of human rights defenders Sarah Mardini, Seán Binder, Nassos Karakitos and 21 others will…
• 9th Jan 2023
This image shows a map of Haiti, filled in with the colours of the Haitian flag
Concerns for the situation of human rights defenders in Haiti
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I am extremely concerned for the security of human rights defenders in the Haiti. A climate of complete insecurity is…
• 19th Dec 2022
This image shows Tony Germain Nkina dressed in a grey suit and tie, standing in an outdoor setting.
Media advisory – Burundi: UN Expert welcomes quashing of Tony Germain Nkina’s conviction; calls for retrial to adhere to international fair trial standards
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Media advisory – Burundi: UN Expert welcomes quashing of Tony Germain Nkina’s conviction; calls for retrial to adhere to international…
• 14th Dec 2022
Türkiye: Apparent misuse of counter-terrorism legislation against HRDs working on the rights of the internally displaced 
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On 13 December 2022, 18 human rights defenders will stand trial in Türkiye reportedly charged with “membership of an armed…
• 12th Dec 2022
Honduras: la criminalización de personas defensoras de los derechos del pueblo Garífuna (comunicación conjunta)
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Lo que sigue se basa en una comunicación escrita por la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de las personas defensoras…
• 8th Dec 2022
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Information received on the situation of Palestinian human rights defenders in Masafer Yatta
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I am concerned by information I have received indicating that, in addition to continuing Israeli Security Forces operations aimed at…
• 8th Dec 2022
This is a poster that provides information on the Special Rapporteur's upcoming press conference in Dushanbe, Tajikistan - 15:00 local time, this Friday, livestreamed from the link in the text of this tweet.
Tajikistan: End of Mission Press Conference
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On 9 December at 15:00 local time in Dushanbe (11:00 Geneva) I will present her preliminary findings on the situation…
• 7th Dec 2022
Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day, 2022
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The following are remarks I delivered on 28 November 2022 by video message to a conference celebrating International Women Human…
• 29th Nov 2022




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