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Human Rights Observatory
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
NewsTogether with other civil society organizations, Reporters without Borders calls upon the Brazilian Supreme Court to indemnify Alex Silveira, hit by a rubber bullet fired by the Military Police during a rally in São Paulo, thus discouraging violations to press freedom and freedom of demonstration.Open Letter (Full Story)
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrests and violence against journalists that followed the presidential election in Belarus on 9 August, a dark day for press freedom, and calls for the (Full Story)
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NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) has asked three UN special rapporteurs to investigate and determine exactly how Samuel Ajiekah Abuwe, a Cameroonian journalist usually known as Samuel Wazizi, died a few days after being detained by the army in August 2019. Those responsible must be identified and prosecuted in accordance with international standards, RSF says.On the eve of a hearing tomorrow in Wazizi’s hometown of Buea, the capital of the English-speaking South-West Region, his lawyers and family still have many unanswered questions about the precise c (Full Story)
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Click to expand Image On December 30, 2017, a university student attends a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police, in Tehran, Iran.  © 2017 AP Photos (Beirut) – Iranian authorities executed a man convicted of killing a security officer during protests in December 2017 and January 2018 in Isfahan, Human Rights Watch said today. At least five other people have been arrested for alleged acts of destruction of public property in Isfahan province during the same time and are on death row despite serious due process flaws in their judicial… (Full Story)
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Click to expand Image Police officers inside Hong Kong local newspaper Apple Daily headquarters as police officers arrested Apple Daily founder, Jimmy Lai, at his home in Hong Kong, August 10, 2020.   © 2020 Apple Daily via AP (New York) – Hong Kong authorities should immediately release 10 pro-democracy figures arrested on August 10 for vague “national security” crimes and drop all charges against them, Human Rights Watch said today. Governments should support the call by 50 United Nations human rights experts to hold a special session on China at the UN Human Rights Council and establish… (Full Story)
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Monday, August 10, 2020
Click to expand Image All countries have a duty to save humanity by retaining meaningful human control over the use of force and banning fully autonomous weapons.  © 2020 Brian Stauffer for Human Rights Watch (Geneva) – A growing number of countries recognize a duty to save humanity from fully autonomous weapons, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Weapons systems that select and engage targets without meaningful human control, known as killer robots, are unacceptable and need to be prevented. The 55-page report, "Stopping Killer Robots: Country Positions on Banning Fully… (Full Story)
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