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Human rights trends from East and Horn of Africa

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EU must stand up 4 Human Rights Defenders

Launch: The Stand 4 Human Rights Defenders campaign will promote dialogue between civil society organisations and EU actors, to identify practical actions for the EU to implement in order to improve its work for human rights defenders (HRDs). 12 Nov 2015 »

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A demand for justice and the end to impunity

The Human Rights House Network marks November 2nd, the International Day to End Impunity, by demanding justice for all journalists who have been killed because of their work, and calling for the removal of impunity to create safer environments for journalists to operate in. 02 Nov 2015 »

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Unique opportunity to support human rights defenders

On the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations, the UN General Assembly must take this opportunity to strongly reaffirm its support for human rights defenders. 27 Oct 2015 »

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International Democracy Day: We call for more space for civil society

Civil society has less and less space to breathe or even exist in many countries, let alone participate in public life. Authorities are using restrictions as a pretext to prosecute and imprison human rights defenders, criminalising the right to be a human rights defender, and the right to assemble and associate. 15 Sep 2015 »

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Way forward for human rights defenders

Criminalisation and repression of human rights defenders is not the right way forward for Europe. Watch the video of the panel debate here! 09 Sep 2015 »

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