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India:  Joint Open Letter To The Indian Government Calling For The Release Of Human Rights Defenders At Risk

May 26, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  India
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Congo, Democratic Republic:  Murder of Mr. Freddy Kambale, an activist of the LUCHA pro-democracy movement

May 26, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Congo, Democratic Republic
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Guatemala:  Ataque contra Tania Palencia Prado evidencia falta de garantías para la defensa de derechos humanos

May 26, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Guatemala
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Peru:  Asesinato del defensor indígena Gonzalo Pío Flores

May 25, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Peru
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Azerbaijan:  Arbitrary detention of human rights lawyer and journalist Elchin Mammad

May 22, 2020  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Azerbaijan
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COVID-19 IN DETENTION IN LATIN AMERICA

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May 20, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Reports and Publications

Burundi: Grave concerns over violence and excessive use of force ahead of elections

May 18, 2020  |   Press Releases  |  Statements  |  Burundi

Joint NGO letter: UN human rights treaty bodies during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 11, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements

New report reveals the inhuman situation of women prisoners in Quetzaltenango prison, which puts their lives at risk in times of the COVID-19

May 4, 2020  |   Assistance to victims, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Rights of the Child, Violence against women  |  Reports and Publications

Guidance Brief COVID-19

May 1, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Links

Côte d'Ivoire: In a dismaying back-off, citizens are deprived of the right to seize the African Court

April 30, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms, Press Releases  |  Statements  |  Côte d'Ivoire

Egypt: Grave concerns over prominent activists Ramy Shaath and Zyad al-Elaimy being added to Egypt’s “terrorists list”

“With the threat from the Covid-19 pandemic looming over Egypt’s overcrowded and unsanitary prisons, the continued detention and further criminalisation of Ramy Shaath and Zyad al-Elaimy carries threats to their very existence”, said Gerald Staberock, OMCT Secretary General.

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April 24, 2020  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Egypt

Côte d'Ivoire: Call for projects on the effectiveness of the fight against torture and ill-treatment in Côte d'Ivoire

April 23, 2020  |   Press Releases  |  Statements  |  Côte d'Ivoire

A Guide for the SOS-Torture Network on Investigating and Documenting Torture Remotely

April 22, 2020  |  Links

China: Concerns about the situation of African migrants’ victims of inhuman treatment in the context of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

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April 17, 2020  |   Assistance to victims, Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Urgent Interventions  |  China