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Human Rights Defender on trial in Armenia

(Updated 8 March) Marina Poghosyan works against corruption in Armenia. She now faces charges of extortion. Human rights organisations have linked the trial to the work of the human rights defender's organisation in uncovering illegal activities involving officials in the country. 08 Mar 2017 »

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Azerbaijani photojournalist sentenced to two years’ imprisonment

Mehman Huseynov was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after he complained of having been tortured by police. Human Rights House Foundation calls for his immediate and unconditional release. 03 Mar 2017 »

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Belarusians protest against the "tax on parasitism"

Protests against the President’s Decree No. 3 “On the prevention of social encumbrance” were held on Sunday, 26 February in four major cities of Belarus. Now participants of the "Marches of Non-Parasites" are massively becoming subjects to the administrative violation protocols. 02 Mar 2017 »

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A necessary pillar for a lasting peace

“We, as human rights defenders, do not believe that people stand beside sufferance without compassion. People said “never again,” and their will has been a lasting peace.” 01 Mar 2017 »

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Croatia must stand beside civil society at United Nations

The Human Rights Council opens today in Geneva. For Croatia, it carries strong symbolic value: it is the first time that it will attend as a member of the United Nations’ highest body to promote human rights. 27 Feb 2017 »

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