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Human rights trends from East and Horn of Africa

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Illegitimate restrictions on human rights defenders’ legitimate work

Human rights defenders work to promote and protect rights of all – their work should be promoted and they should to enjoy protection in their work. However, throughout the world, they face harsh repression and often work in an unfavourable environment. 20 Mar 2012 »

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Human rights: online and offline!

Human Rights House Foundation is concerned about the violations of Internet freedoms in South Caucasus and Eastern Europe. 29 Feb 2012 »

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Dangerous profession: 46 journalists killed last year

At least 46 journalists were killed around the world in 2011 and 179 writers, editors and photojournalists were behind bars on December 1, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reports. 23 Feb 2012 »

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SMUG Rejects Re-Tabled Anti Homosexuality Bill

Rafto Laureate 2011 Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) by Frank Mugisha gravely opposes the Parliament’s re-tabling of Hon. David Bahati’s notorious “Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009 on 7 February 2012 at the opening of the 9th Parliament. 18 Feb 2012 »

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UN experts disturbed at persistent misuse of terrorism law to curb freedom of expression

A number of United Nations human rights experts on Thursday expressed their dismay at the continuing abuse of anti-terrorism legislation to curb freedom of expression in Ethiopia. 02 Feb 2012 »

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