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Human Rights Observatory
Monday, June 1st 2020
Click to expand Image An Algerian demonstrator holds the Algerian national flag as he stage a protest against the government in Algiers, Algeria, Friday, Nov.29, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Toufik Doudou If imprisoned Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni managed to get a copy of the draft constitution Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune circulated in early May, he might savor the irony. The draft – like the current constitution – provides that “No press offense shall be punished by imprisonment.” The draft even strengthens the current provision defining pretrial detention as an “exceptional… (Full Story)
Monday, June 1st 2020
Trending rights tweets this week: Rare 1920s footage of Greenwood, an African-American enclave in Tulsa, Oklahoma, once known as the “Black Wall Street;” the most severe blow to the rights of people in Hong Kong since1997; the devastating effects of Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ on children; and great news from Costa Rica, which legalized same-sex marriage. (Full Story)
Monday, June 1st 2020
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Amnesty International - Monday, June 1st 2020
Mozambican government troops must protect civilians as they carry out operations against armed opposition groups in Cabo Delgado and ensure all necessary and reasonable measures are taken to prevent the crimes under international law or human rights violations that have marred past military raids in the northern province, Amnesty International said today. (Full Story)
Amnesty International - Monday, June 1st 2020
After one year in government, Nayib Bukele and his administration have put national and international human rights communities on high alert as they now view El Salvador with great concern, Amnesty International said today. (Full Story)
Amnesty International - Monday, June 1st 2020
On Friday 5 June, at 11:30 am Eastern Time (09:30 am in Tegucigalpa), Amnesty International will host a webinar with British journalist Nina Lakhani to discuss her new book Who Killed Berta Cáceres? Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender’s Battle for the Planet. (Full Story)
Monday, June 1st 2020
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Sunday, May 31, 2020
Click to expand Image A psychiatric ward in an institution in Rio de Janeiro. Residents of most institutions in Brazil live in depersonalized conditions, have few if any personal belongings, and have little or no privacy. © 2016 Human Rights Watch On May 6, Brazil’s National Secretariat of Social Assistance published a federal regulation aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19 in institutions for people with disabilities and homes for older people. The regulation, which provides guidelines for protection measures in institutions, could be crucial to saving lives, if fully implemented,… (Full Story)
Sunday, May 31, 2020
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Sunday, May 31, 2020
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