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Human rights trends - 2005

Image: Rafto Laureate: Putin's actions in the Chechen Republic comparable to Stalin's

Rafto Laureate: Putin's actions in the Chechen Republic comparable to Stalin's

Lidia Yusupova, right, Rafto Laureate of 2005, gave strong characteristics to the way the Russian Federation have dealt with the Chechen Republic during the last decade. At the award ceremony on November 6th in Bergen, she challenged the democracies of Western Europe to take a different approach towards the Russian Federation regarding the countries politics in the Chechen Republic. 07 Nov 2005 »

Image: Rafto Prize awarded to Lida Yusupova yesterday

Rafto Prize awarded to Lida Yusupova yesterday

The Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize for 2005 was yesterday awarded to the Chechnyan lawyer and human rights advocate Ms Lida Yusupova (right), in recognition of her brave and unrelenting efforts to document human rights violations and act as a spokeswoman for the forgotten victims of the war in the Chechen Republic. 07 Nov 2005 »

Widespread election falsification in Azerbaijan

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee, the Human Rights House Foundation, Human Rights Center Viasna and Human Rights Center of Republic of Azerbaijan deeply regret to note that Azerbaijani elections once again appear to have been grossly manipulated. 07 Nov 2005 »

Statement on the pre-election situation in Azerbaijan

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Human Rights House Foundation (Norway) and Human Rights Centre Viasna (Belarus) are deeply concerned by several recent arrests and human rights violations during the run-up to the Azerbaijani elections scheduled for November 6th.  There are strong indications that the violations are politically motivated. 04 Nov 2005 »

Image: Kenya: Govt. on the spot over treatment of human rights defenders

Kenya: Govt. on the spot over treatment of human rights defenders

The Kenyan Government has failed to acknowledge a request for invitation from the UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders, Hina Jilani (right). Three years after President Moi lost power, Kenyan human rights defenders continue to be harassed and intimidated. State bodies are the main perpetrators. 02 Nov 2005 »

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