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Sri Lanka: Hejaaz Hizbullah held in prolonged pre-trial detention for anti-hate speech work (joint communication)

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BACKGROUND On 8 July 2021, I wrote a letter with seven other UN Human Rights experts regarding the continued detention…
• 7th Sep 2021

Golden opportunity for EU to take global lead on human rights in business (Press Release)

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GENEVA (6 September 2021) – The European Union has a chance to set an example for the entire world by…
• 6th Sep 2021

Libya: Human Rights Defender abducted, possibly disappeared by State security forces (joint communication)

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BACKGROUND On 2 July 2021, I wrote a joint communication together with the UN experts on enforced disappearances and the…
• 6th Sep 2021

Russia: Overturn the conviction of Semyon Simonov and stop criminalising human rights defenders for legitimate work (Press Release)

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GENEVA (31 August 2021) – Russia must overturn the conviction of human rights defender Semyon Simonov and must stop using…
• 31st Aug 2021

Detention, torture and ill-treatment of journalist in Russia-annexed Crimea (joint communication)

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Photo: Family archive via RFE/RL BACKGROUND On 9 June 2021, I wrote a letter to the Government of the Russian…
• 27th Aug 2021

Kenya: Maasai Human Rights Defenders criminalised for defence of ancestral land in Kedong Valley (joint communication)

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BACKGROUND On 25 June 2021, I sent two letters, jointly with other mandate holders, to the Government of Kenya as…
• 26th Aug 2021

UAE: Syrian Human Rights Defender at risk of long term detention, reports of torture (joint communication)

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BACKGROUND  On 25 June 2021, I wrote a letter to the government of the United Arab Emirates expressing concern at…
• 25th Aug 2021

Cambodia: UN experts condemn conviction of trade union leader, systematic crackdown on human rights defenders (press release)

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GENEVA (24 August 2021) – UN human rights experts have sharply criticised Cambodian authorities over the conviction of prominent human…
• 24th Aug 2021

Egypt: Systematic use of counter-terrorism and criminal law to sanction Human Rights Defenders (joint communication)

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BACKGROUND On 16 June 2021, I wrote a joint communication to the Government of Egypt on the arbitrary detention of…
• 23rd Aug 2021

Hostigamientos, robos y amenazas de muerte en contra de la defensora Francia Nelly Henao Agudelo relacionados con la búsqueda de justicia en el caso de su hijo (comunicación conjunta)

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Foto: CMDPDH ANTECEDENTES El 14 de julio de 2021, escribí al Gobierno de México sobre los hostigamientos, allanamientos, robos y…
• 20th Aug 2021

Eritrea: UN experts demand release of human rights defender held 20 years without charge (Press Release)

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GENEVA (18 August 2021)  ̶  UN experts today demanded the release of journalist and human rights defender Dawit Isaak, imprisoned…
• 18th Aug 2021

Eritrea: near 20 year incommunicado detention of Dawit Isaak (joint communication)

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On 9 June 2021, I wrote a communication to the Government of Eritrea on the almost 20 year long detention…
• 18th Aug 2021