Metropolitan Magistrate Vasundhra Chhaunkar said both Patkar and V K Saxena, President of NGO National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL), were public figures and their long legal tussle was not leading anywhere. "You both are public figures. Why don't you ... Jagran Post, 1 week ago
Court asks Patkar, city NGO head to compromise - AhmedabadMirror.com, 1 week ago
Court Asks Medha Patkar and Ahmedabad-Based NGO Head to Compromise in Defamation Case - New Indian Express, 1 week ago
Alkarama has provided the United Nations Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon with a report on the state of reprisals in the Arab world and in particular on individuals who have suffered from harassment and intimidation for their cooperation with ...AllAfrica.com, 2 days ago
Citizens' civil and political rights have suffered severely over the past 12 months since the May 22 coup, and there are no signs of things improving in the foreseeable future, human-rights experts and activists have said. Indeed, some have warned ...Asiaone, 2 days ago
Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel recently urged Thailand's junta to return power to the Thai people and respect rather than suppress their liberties. The regime angrily denounced his "interference" which "negatively affected the reputation ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
This statement was originally published on cihrs.org on 4 May 2015. The undersigned organizations utterly reject and condemn the increasingly aggressive actions taken by the Egyptian government and the investigating bodies against civil society, ...Ifex, 1 week ago Egyptian Government Clamps Down on Rights Groups, Seeking their Eradication StarAfrica.com, 2 weeks ago
VANCOUVER — Leading Canadian scholars, public servants, and civil society actors gathered here for a symposium at the University of British Colombia from 22 to 24 March to explore the meaning of building a "whole society" and the constructive role ...Bahai World News Service, 1 month ago
THE OBSERVATORY: JOINT STATEMENT ON AZERBAIJAN UNDER ITEM 4 OF 28TH SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 28th SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Geneva (Switzerland) 17 March 2015 Item 4 General debate Joint NGOs' statement This ...Groong, 1 month ago
The Council of Ministers approved a Royal Decree Law on the urgent reform of the VocationalTraining system at an employment level. The Vice-President of the Government, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, announced that this is one of the most ...PDG, 2 months ago
This statement was originally published on privacyinternational.org on 13 March 2015. By Tomaso Falchetta Today, on behalf of 92 human rights organisations around the world, an oral statement was delivered before the United Nations Human Rights ...Ifex, 2 months ago
Russian Federation : The Observatory deplores the adoption of the bill on "undesirable foreign organisations"
Although the bill was significantly amended before the second reading, the Observatory deplores that it remains a tool to harassnon-profitentities with foreign origin and Russian nationalscooperating with them, hereby further isolating Russia and ...Fidh, 2 days ago
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