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Turkey:  Open letter: Concerns regarding the judicial harassment of physician and human rights defender Dr. Serdar Küni

January 15, 2021  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey
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Turkey:  New law seriously threatens freedom of association and must be repealed

January 15, 2021  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Turkey
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Sudan:  Judicial harassment of women's rights defender Waad Bahjat

January 15, 2021  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Sudan
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Zimbabwe:  Arbitrary detention of Hopewell Chin’ono (alias Daddy Hope)

January 15, 2021  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Zimbabwe
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Venezuela:  Criminalización de Vannesa Rosales, defensora de los derechos sexuales y reproductivos

January 12, 2021  |   Human Rights Defenders  |  Urgent Interventions  |  Venezuela
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We welcome new members into our SOS-Torture Network

January 12, 2021  |  Statements
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India: EU Should Speak Out Against India’s Rights Violations


The EU should  take a strong stand and press India to immediately end systemic human rights violations, seven organizations said today, ahead of the European Union-India human rights dialogue scheduled for  January 12, 2021. India should also free all detained human rights defenders and others arrested on politically motivated charges.

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January 11, 2021  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Statements  |  India

The ongoing business of strengthening the UN human rights treaty bodies

December 22, 2020  |  Statements

World migration day: COVID-19 is exacerbating existing vulnerabilities of migrants

December 18, 2020  |   Press Releases  |  Statements

Niger: CALL FOR PROJECTS FOR THE FOLLOW-UP OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE AT ITS 68th SESSION

December 11, 2020  |  Events  |  Niger

Vacancy Announcement: OMCT Libya - Finance and grants officer

December 11, 2020  |  Links

Bangladesh: International Community: Stand against Authoritarian Rule in Bangladesh

December 10, 2020  |  Statements  |  Bangladesh

Mexico: Covering up torture: Complicity of the forensic personnel of the Attorney General's Office (PGR)

December 8, 2020  |   Monitoring Protection Mechanisms  |  Reports and Publications  |  Mexico

Turkey: Joint statement: the only just outcome is the acquittal of the METU Pride human rights defenders

December 7, 2020  |  Statements  |  Turkey

Burundi: Natalie, how to recover a sense of dignity

December 7, 2020  |  Statements  |  Burundi