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ActionAid honors defenders of human rights
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ActionAid honors defenders of human rights

One of the three community human rights defenders to be celebrated for 2014 by ActionAid Zimbabwe was Florence Mokwena (48) of Beitbridge, Matabeleland South Province of Zimbabwe. She was awarded the Outstanding Female Human Rights Defender (HRD) of ... ActionAid USA, 30 minutes ago

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Human rights advocate Eren Keskin gets 10 month jail sentence

This statement was originally published on on 22 January 2015. The 1st court of assize in Çerkezköy has sentenced human rights advocate Eren Keskin to 10 months in prison, under Article 301 of the penal code, for saying, The [Turkish] ...
 Ifex1 day ago Bahrain: Unchecked Repression  Human Rights Watch22 hours ago Bahrain sentences rights activist to six months in jail  Reuters1 week ago Bahrain, human rights and the 'Islamic State'  Deutsche Welle1 week ago
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Rights activists flay Kenya's security war

KENYAS efforts to tackle insecurity have been marred by serious human rights violations. These include extrajudicial killings, arbitrary detentions and torture by security forces, Human Rights Watch has said. The American-based HRW said the ...
 The Star (Kenya)3 hours ago

Ex-supermodel Waris Dirie says FGM can end in her lifetime

Human rights activist and top model Waris Dirie from Somalia attends a news conference during the 4th World Meeting of Human Values and Culture of Lawfulness at the Banamex auditorium in Monterrey October 26, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Daniel Becerril ...
 Reuters11 hours ago
International Business Times UK

HRW urges new Saudi king to end rights abuses

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on new Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to protect the rights of women and migrant workers, and to stop the persecution of dissidents and minorities. King Salman should halt persecution of peaceful ...
 IRIB World Service17 hours ago Did King Abdullah Hold His Daughters Captive For Talking About Women's Rights?  Inquisitr4 days ago Saudi Arabia: Five worst human rights abuses in the reign of King Abdullah  International Business Times UK6 days ago Amnesty says human rights in Saudi still urgent issue after king's death  Albawaba6 days ago
International Business Times UK

Human rights 'not a luxury for peaceful times' despite rise of terror groups like Isis

Guaranteeing human rights has become a subordinated issue for many governments facing crises, Human Rights Watch warned. In its latest report, World Report 2015, the group analysed the human rights situation in more than 90 countries, concluding ...
 International Business Times UK16 hours ago Human rights activists again appeal to government to amend Marriage Act  IPP Media1 day ago Commentary: Human trafficking: The curse of modern civilization?  Caribbean News Now!2 days ago Human Rights Education Associates: Human Trafficking and Smuggling  NGOPulse.org3 days ago

Georgia: Mourners say Saakashvili to blame for killing of human rights campaigner

An investigation into the death of Georgian activist Yuri Vazagashvili continued on Thursday, after some at a funeral for Vazagashvili in the country's Kaspskiy district accused the security services and government of former Georgian President ... week ago Activists: Interior Ministry's approach to lead to new revolution  Egypt Independent20 hours ago Georgian Interior Minister resigns after human rights activist's death  News.Az6 days ago
Payvand Iran News

2014 one of the worst years for human rights

Human Rights Watch says that 2014 was one of Cambodia's worst years in recent history in terms of human rights violations, citing killings by security forces, arrests of activists and opposition politicians, summary trials and crackdowns on peaceful ...
 Phnom Penh Post2 hours ago Iran: Prominent Human Rights Activist Detained and Kept from Seeing VP of German Parliament  Payvand Iran News13 hours ago World media condemn West for vague criticism of Azerbaijani government for human rights violations  Panorama.am19 hours ago Azerbaijani rights record dramatically deteriorated  News.am22 hours ago

The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in New York Grades the Human Rights Campaign

, at 5:00 P.M. ET , The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power ( ACT UP ) and other activist organizations will converge on the Waldorf Astoria in New York City (301 Park Avenue) the location of the corporate gala planned by the Human Rights Campaign. ...
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World Bulletin

Cambodia upholds convictions for activists

Land evictions are one of the foremost human rights issues in Cambodia today, with residents' claims over land routinely ignored and villagers protesting against evictions frequently met with violent crackdowns
 Haveeru Daily Online3 days ago Egyptian court upholds prison terms for 3 activists days ago Jail terms for top Egypt liberal activists upheld  MENAFN1 day ago Convictions of Cambodian land rights activists upheld  World Bulletin3 days ago
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