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21 March 2019

Cambodia: HRW calls on authorities to reveal the whereabouts of a land activist forcibly disappeared in Preah Vihear province

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Cambodia: Investigate Land Activist’s ‘Disappearance’", 20 March 2019...

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8 March 2019
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Author: El Espectador

“JEP pide peritazgo internacional sobre desaparición forzada en zona de Hidroituango” – 06 de marzo de 2019...

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25 February 2019

India: Activists urge government for the safe return of missing environmentalist

Author: Scroll.in, India

"Sterlite protests: Activists urge TN government to ensure safe return of environmentalist S Mugilan", 23 February 2019...

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15 January 2019

Women human rights defenders opposing cos. face threats, harassment & sexual violence online & offline, research shows

Author: Bérengère Sim, openDemocracy 50.50

"Twitter threats, abuse, murder: what women face defending the environment", 10 Jan 2019...

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13 January 2019

UN special rapporteur calls on businesses to respect women human rights defenders

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

"Situation of women human rights defenders: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders", 10 Jan 2019 [T]he present report is based on numerous discussions that the Special Rapporteur has had with women human right...

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31 December 2018
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Author: Amnesty International France

« Un plan d’action mondial pour protéger les défenseurs des droits humains », 18 décembre 2018...

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14 December 2018
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Author: Agencia de Información Laboral, AIL-ENS

“Cómo el paramilitarismo asesinó sindicalistas e impactó las relaciones laborales en el sur del Cesar” – 14 de diciembre de 2018...

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28 November 2018

China: Lu Guang, award-winning photojournalist who documented social, health and environmental issues goes missing

"Internationally renowned Chinese documentary photographer Lu Guang has gone missing while on a trip to Xinjiang, his wife said…Since 1993, he has worked in documentary photography, recording the effects of environmental pollution, poverty, Aids...

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19 November 2018

China: More than a dozen young activists reportedly gone missing after campaign for workers’ rights

Author: Javier C. Hernández, New York Times (USA)

"Young Activists Go Missing in China, Raising Fears of Crackdown", 11 Nov 2018...

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12 November 2018

Commentary: Geospatial technology can improve human rights documentation

Author: Theresa Harris, OpenGlobalRights

Human rights practitioners have become increasingly savvy about the ways geospatial technologies can help document violations in conflict zones that are difficult to reach, show chronological changes in landscapes, and corroborate witness testimony......

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