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10 December 2019

Ethiopia: UN expert on freedom of expression urges officials to stop shutting down internet

Author: Associated Press, VOA News

"UN Expert Urges Ethiopia to Stop Shutting Down Internet", 09 Dec 2019...

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10 December 2019

Global Expression report shows three of every four people are experiencing deterioration in freedom of expression

Author: Article 19 & V-Dem

"Global Expression Report", 02 Dec 2019...

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10 December 2019
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Denuncian irregularidades y amenazas en el juicio por desaparición del defensor Sergio Rivera”, 6 de diciembre de 2019...

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10 December 2019

On Int'l Human Rights Day, Filipino business leaders are called to speak up for human rights

Author: Bennett Freeman, Chair of the Global Witness Advisory Board, in Business World

"Business and human rights", 08 Dec 2019...

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9 December 2019

Honduras: Seven men given prison sentences in the case of the murder of Berta Cáceres

A Honduras court sentenced seven men to prison for the 2016 murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.  Five of those accused of the murder were sentenced to 50 years in jail and another two to a term of 30 years.  Those already convicted include...

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8 December 2019
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Pese a que las acusaciones contra Alberto Curamil (Premio Goldman 2019) y Álvaro Millalén, ambos indígenas mapuche de Chile se refieren a su presunta participación en el asalto a la caja de compensación Los Héroes de la ciudad de Galvarino, en abril de...

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7 December 2019
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Author: Colombia Informa

"Policía detiene a José Murillo, líder social de Arauca" -7 de diciembre de 2019...

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7 December 2019
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Author: Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH)

…El pasado 2 de diciembre, a 45 meses del crimen y un año después de terminado el juicio, el poder judicial emitió sentencia en contra de siete autores materiales por el asesinato de Berta Cáceres, lideresa indígena y co-fundadora del COPINH y la...

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7 December 2019
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El 2 de diciembre de 2019, la Primera Sala del Tribunal de Sentencia de Tegucigalpa emitió un fallo condenatorio contra 7 personas responsables de la autoría material del asesinato de Berta Cáceres. Sin embargo, familiares de la defensora y...

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6 December 2019
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Author: Anne Michel, Le Monde (France)

« Le Défenseur des droits veut renforcer la protection des lanceurs d'alerte en France », 3 décembre 2019...

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