Arbitrary detention

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7 June 2018

ITUC Global Rights Index 2018 reports worsening workers' conditions and shrinking democratic spaces

Author: International Trade Union Confederation

"ITUC Global Rights Index 2018: Democratic space shrinks and unchecked corporate greed on the rise," 07 June 2018...

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30 May 2018
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Después de un año de protestas los movimientos Mexicali Resiste y Baja California Resiste continúan con protestas en contra del proyecto de Constellation Brands que pretende construir una planta cervecera en la ciudad de Mexicali al norte de México....

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29 May 2018

New book brings together successful human rights actors' responses in populist context, explores role of cos.

Author: César Rodríguez-Garavito and Krizna Gomez (eds.), Dejusticia

"Rising to the Populist Challenge: A new playbook for human rights actors", 06 Apr 2018...

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25 May 2018

South Africa: National Union of Mineworkers concerned about 8 union members arrested at Optimum Coal Mine

Author: The Citizen (South Africa)

8 union members arrested at Optimum Coal Mine, NUM ‘concerned’ 16 May 2018...

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18 May 2018

Niger civil society key leaders arrested following protests againts a new financial law reportedly unfair

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17 May 2018

Thailand: UN experts denounce use of defamation laws against human rights defender Andy Hall and others

Author: United Nation Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defender

'Thailand: UN experts condemn use of defamation laws to silence human rights defender Andy Hall'  17 May 2018...

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16 May 2018

Russia: Human Rights Watch & other NGOs call upon FIFA to engage with authorities on persecution of human rights defenders

Author: Human Rights Watch, Front Line Defenders, Amnesty Int'l & 11 other NGOs

"Joint Letter to FIFA Concerning the Human Rights Crisis in Chechnya", 16 May 2018...

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15 May 2018
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Author: Sin Embargo (México)

“Jueza considera “peligroso para la sociedad” a defensor del agua de Mexicali, y ordena siga preso”, 9 de mayo de 2018...

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NGO rejoinder
27 April 2018
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Author: Somos Defensores (Colombia)

'Boletin Trimestral Sistema de Información sobre Agresiones contra Defensores de Derehos Humanos en Colombia-SIADDHH', Abril 2018...

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23 April 2018

Russia: Human Rights Watch praises FIFA for supporting activist documenting abuses related to 2018 World Cup, but says it could do more; includes comments by FIFA

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