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Helena Heloisa
27 Setembro 2018
Por Heloisa Helena Costa Berto

Contribuição da defensora afro-brasileira Heloisa Helena Costa Berto, em correspondência com a Front Line Defenders (publicado à pedido da defensora)

Estou trabalhando mais. E me sentindo mais segura. Com os relatórios que estou enviando para ONU é uma possibilidade dele ser citado na reunião em Genebra. Acho que é bom para os dois lados que meu nome retorne. Mas não quero grupo de Watsapp. Tenho muitos e fico sem tempo de responder. Só se tiver um específico com o meu tema.

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30 Março 2018
Por Erin Kilbride

Palestinian HRDs Endure Israeli Military Assault on Land Day

The Israeli military is nearly 24 hours into a violent assault on tens of thousands of Palestinian civilians and human rights defenders demanding the return of their land in Gaza. Twenty-four hours or 70 years, depending on how you're counting.

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Niober Garcia Fournier
1 Novembro 2017
Por Lorena Cotza

Niober had been planning and looking forward to this trip for months. It took him almost two days to reach Havana international airport from his town in Guantanamo, Cuba, but he still arrived well before his flight. He'd budgeted in plenty of time, knowing security is tight and checkpoints are common across the island. At the airport, just before the final security line, an officer from the Ministry of Interior quietly took him to a side. The officer told Niober he could not board the plane.

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Press conference Bamako - October 2017
30 Outubro 2017
Por Olivia Tchamba

Mariam Diallo Dramé has been an activist since her childhood. When she was just 13, she created the Children’s Parliament of Mali to protect children’s rights. Today, she is the president of Association Femmes Leadership et Développement Durables (AFLeD) and she continues to advocate for women and children’s rights to health, education, and leadership opportunities.

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Ozlem Dalkiran
14 Setembro 2017

Well-being is apparently dangerous in Turkey. When my friend Ozlem Dalkiran attended a training workshop on holistic security she was asked to draw something which represented what she was worried about. It is the sort of well meaning flipchart & post-it note psycho-babble which messes with my stress levels, but Ozlem gamely drew a map of Turkey with icons representing people fleeing war in Iraq & Syria in the East and friends in prison in Istanbul.

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