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Greece: criminal investigations opened against human rights defenders Panayote Dimitras, Tommy Olsen, Madi Williamson and Ruhi Akhtar (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and another UN…
• 9th Mar 2023
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Thailand: two human rights defenders investigated and charged for offenses linked to their work protecting victims of torture and indigenous rights (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and other UN…
• 2nd Mar 2023
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Madagascar : convocation par la police de deux défenseurs des droits humains et dirigeants de Transparency International Madagascar (communication conjointe)

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Ce qui suit est basé sur une communication écrite par la Rapporteuse spéciale sur la situation des défenseurs et défenseuses…
• 1st Mar 2023
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Kyrgyzstan: criminalisation, cancellation of his citizenship and deportation of HRD Bolot Temirov (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Government…
• 23rd Feb 2023
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Algérie : Selon une experte de l’ONU, la répression contre la société civile et les défenseurs des droits de l’homme doit cesser (communiqué de presse)

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GENÈVE (22 février 2023) – Une experte de l’ONU s’est déclarée aujourd’hui préoccupée par la répression croissante contre la société…
• 22nd Feb 2023

Perú: presuntas amenazas y actos de hostigamiento contra defensores de los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en la Amazonía peruana

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Lo que sigue se basa en una comunicación escrita por la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de las personas defensoras…
• 17th Feb 2023
Portrait photo of Waldo Albarracín Sánchez. He is wearing a dark grey suit with a black and white tie and a thinky striped shirt. He is wearing some glasses.

Bolivia: presunto uso indebido del derecho penal, amenazas y actos de hostigamiento contra el Sr. Waldo Albarracín Sánchez

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Lo que sigue se basa en una comunicación escrita por la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de las personas defensoras…
• 16th Feb 2023
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Zimbabwe: successive assaults, detentions and charges against human rights lawyer Douglas James Coltart (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Government…
• 10th Feb 2023
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India: Concerns regarding the death of environmental human rights defender R. Jaganathan (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Government…
• 9th Feb 2023
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Italy: Criminalisation of human rights defenders engaged in sea-rescue missions must end, says UN expert (Press Release)

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GENEVA (9 February 2023) – A UN expert* today condemned the criminalisation and repression of human rights defenders involved in…
• 9th Feb 2023
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Saudi Arabia: Continued arbitrary detention of Mohammad al-Rabiah, Issa Al-Nukhaifi after the expiry of their sentence and risk to life of Dr. Mohammad al-Qahtani (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Government…
• 1st Feb 2023
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Singapore: investigation into HRDs Kirsten Han & Rocky Howe allegedly in connection with their advocacy against death penalty (joint communication)

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The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Government…
• 31st Jan 2023