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3 February 2020

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2019

Global Analysis 2019 details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced by HRDs and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) around the world. …HRDs are at the forefront of social...

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29 January 2020

Human Rights Defenders & Business - Annual Snapshot

Human rights defenders (HRDs) provide a vital safeguard for human rights when states fall short in holding power to account. Yet despite their importance, they increasingly face an unacceptable risk of attack. From 2015 to 2019, the Business & Hum...

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28 January 2020
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Author: Wayka.pe

“Cusco: PJ absuelve a defensores ambientales de Chumbivilcas enjuiciados por minera” – 28 de enero de 2020...

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28 January 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous defender opposing the hydroelectric project by Energía y Renovación, Julio Gómez Lucas, is arrested

Author: Frontline Defenders

“Indigenous human rights defender Julio Gómez Lucas detained”, 28th January 2020...

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28 January 2020
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Policía detiene ilegalmente a defensor del Aguán”, 28 de enero de 2020...

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28 January 2020

Mexico: Defender of the Metlapanapa River against pollution from industrial park, Miguel López Vega, is arrested

Author: Frontline Defenders

“Land and water rights defender, Miguel López Vega, is detained”, 28th January 2020...

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27 January 2020
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Author: Pro & Contra (Perú)

“Federaciones indígenas denuncian ante relator de defensores de la ONU criminalización de comuneros y comuneras por parte de Petroperú y Pluspetrol” – 28 de enero de 2020...

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26 January 2020

Indonesia: Journalist planning to write a story on an agrarian dispute between indigenous community and a corporation arrested for visa violation

Author: Dyaning Pangestika/ The Jakarta Post

"Indonesian organizations condemn arrest of Mongabay environmental journalist", 22 January 2020...

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17 January 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist, charged with terrorism for his work covering the Hidro Santa Cruz dam, is released from prison

Author: Global Voices

“Guatemalan indigenous journalist charged with terrorism released from prison”, 10th January 2020...

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14 January 2020
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Las protestas que iniciaron en Colombia en noviembre de 2019, tuvieron al Escuadrón Móvil Anti Disturbios (ESMAD) como centro de críticias. Este cuerpo especial de la policía lleva 20 años de haber sido creado con el propósito de controlar y restaurar...

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