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Indonesia: bomb attack perpetrated outside the home of journalist and human rights defender Victor Mambor (joint communication)

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This is the summary of a communication sent to the Government of Indonesia about a bomb attack perpetrated outside the home of journalist and human rights defender Victor Mambor.
• 9th Jun 2023
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Qatar: alleged intimidation and cyber-attacks against Mark Somos, following his communications with UN human rights bodies (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…
• 31st May 2023
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UN expert urges Zimbabwe to end judicial harassment of education and labour rights defenders (press release)

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GENEVA (24 May 2023) – A UN expert today expressed concern about the ongoing legal proceedings against human rights defender…
• 25th May 2023
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Algérie : dissolution des associations Ligue Algérienne pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme et Rassemblement Actions Jeunesse (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…
• 24th May 2023
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Colombia: amenazas y agresiones en contra de Berenice Celeita Alayón y Lina Yajaira Peláez Celada de la asociación Nomadesc (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…
• 23rd May 2023
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South Sudan: alleged abduction, enforced disappearance, deportation, detention and torture of human rights defender Morris Mabior Awikjok (joint communication)

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This is a summary of a communication sent to the Government of South Sudan about the alleged abduction, enforced disappearance, deportation, detention and torture of human rights defender Morris Mabior Awikjok.
• 19th May 2023
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El Salvador: alegatos de supuesta detención arbitraria contra cinco defensores del medio ambiente (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…
• 16th May 2023
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Guinée : allégations de détention arbitraire et de mauvais traitement de Mamadou Billo Bah et actes d’intimidation envers deux autres défenseurs des droits de l’homme (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…
• 10th May 2023
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Latvia: alleged undue use of criminal proceedings against human rights defenders Ieva Raubiško and Egils Grasmanis (joint communication)

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This is the summary of a joint communication sent to the Government of Latvia about the undue use of criminal proceedings against human rights defenders Ieva Raubiško and Egils Grasmanis.
• 8th May 2023
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Bahrain: allegations of torture, ill treatment and poor prison conditions of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja (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…
• 4th May 2023
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Italy: alleged due process violations and other worrying developments related to the trial of HRDs in Trapani and the regulation of civilian search and rescue (joint communication)

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Summary of an official communication sent to the Government of Italy raising concerns as to alleged due process violations and other worrying developments related to the trial of human rights defenders in Trapani and the regulation of civilian search and rescue.
• 3rd May 2023
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México: presunta detención arbitraria del defensor de los derechos humanos Francisco González Arredondo (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…
• 2nd May 2023