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HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AT RISK

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2014/09/16

In the early hours of 13 September 2014, unknown assailants attacked the flat of human rights defender Ms Natalia Zviaguina in the city of Voronezh.

"Free Hasan Ishaq" campaign by Girifna
2014/09/16

On 15 September 2014, human rights defender Mr Hassan Ishaq declared that he has begun a hunger strike to protest the conditions of his detention.

2014/09/16

On 12 September 2014, the trial of human rights defender Mr Yang Maodong was postponed following a hearing in Guang Zhou Tianhe court.

2014/09/16

On 12 September 2014, Nasimi District Court in Baku rejected the petition to transfer human rights defender Mr Intigam Aliev from pre-trial prison to house arrest.

2014/09/16

On Monday 06 October, computer security expert Bruce Schneier will speak at The Second Annual Front Line Defenders Lecture to be held in partnership with University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin.

This public lecture, entitled ...

2014/09/16

On 15 September 2014, the High Court of Bujumbura rejected a request by the defense lawyers of human rights defender Mr Pierre Claver Mbonimpa for his provisional release due to serious...

2014/09/15

On 11 September 2014 at 9:40 a.m., human rights defender Mr Mario Luna Romero was arrested by a group of men dressed in civilian clothing who were driving 3-4 white pick-up trucks.

2014/09/15

On 13 September 2014, human rights defenders Mr Namal Rajapakshe and Mr Manjula Pathiraja were threatened with death in connection to their work as defence lawyers.

2014/09/15

Two of the three criminal proceedings against human rights defender Mr Juan Carlo Flores Solís have been dropped, while one case remains pending. The human rights defender has been held in detention since his arrest in Puebla on 7 April 2014. He now awaits...

2014/09/12

Your Excellency,

We write to you today to express our serious concern that ten years after the assassination of human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, the Government of Indonesia has yet to conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation to bring...