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Arbitrary detention

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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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2 December 2019
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Author: DW Brasil

“Organizações que atuam na Amazônia relatam medo e intimidação” – 2 de dezembro de 2019...

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27 November 2019
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La protesta nacional iniciada el jueves 21 de noviembre dio lugar a movilizaciones pacíficas en rechazo a un conjunto de medidas que incluyen una nueva reforma fiscal, privatización de 16 empresas públicas, reformas en las pensiones y demanda por...

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18 November 2019
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Le 12 novembre 2019, l'audience d'accusation à l'encontre du porte-parole de la CODEDI, Fredy García, s'est déroulée devant le tribunal de Valles Centrales, à Oaxaca. Le défenseur des droits humains a été officiellement inculpé pour les crimes "d...

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15 November 2019

Qatar: UN experts raise concerns over detention of migrant workers by employers

During 3-14 November 2019, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention conducted a country visit to Qatar. During the 10 day visit, the Working Group visited 12 places of detention including police stations, pre-trial detention facilities, Doha central...

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11 November 2019

US ends trade benefits for Cameroon because the country failed to address persistent human rights violations

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8 November 2019
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Author: Aida Américas y 60 organizaciones más

“Chile: Organizaciones medioambientales manifiestan preocupación y rechazo por vigilancia, amedrentamiento y amenazas a líderes socioambientales” 7 de noviembre de 2019...

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8 November 2019

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Watch highlights role of surveillance technology in govt. violations of activists' human rights

A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, 'The High Cost of Change’: Repression Under Saudi Crown Prince Tarnishes Reforms’, reveals an increasingly repressive environment in Saudi Arabia, despite promises of reform. HRW documented a proliferation of human...

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4 November 2019
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Author: Colombia Informa

"Esta es la situación de los ocho líderes ambientales judicializados en Casanare",  31 de octubre de 2019...

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