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Take action for Ana Mirian Romero

The human rights defender has been fighting for the recognition of the land rights of indigenous communities since 2010 in Honduras. She is now facing death threats.

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Take action for Ana Mirian Romero

The human rights defender has been fighting for the recognition of the land rights of indigenous communities since 2010 in Honduras. She is now facing death threats.

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Sanaa Seif sentenced to six months in prison

On 4 May 2016, the El Sayeda Zeinab Misdemeanor Court in Cairo sentenced human rights defender Sanaa Seif to six months in prison for insulting the judiciary. The human rights defender did not attend the hearing but on the same day, after the verdict was issued, she turned herself in at El Sayeda Zeinab Police Station.

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Sanaa Seif sentenced to six months in prison

On 4 May 2016, the El Sayeda Zeinab Misdemeanor Court in Cairo sentenced human rights defender Sanaa Seif to six months in prison for insulting the judiciary. The human rights defender did not attend the hearing but on the same day, after the verdict was issued, she turned herself in at El Sayeda Zeinab Police Station.

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Militarized Police Attacks Peaceful Afro Columbians Mobilizing in Defense of their Ancestral Lands

On 25 April 2016, over 2,000 elders, children, women and men from 41 Afro ­Colombian community councils marched peacefully along four kilometers of the main Pan ­American Highway in Northern Cauca to demand that the Colombian Government respect the constitutional rights of black communities to autonomous governance of their lands.

The government’s response to this first day of protest was smoke grenades, teargas, and at least one bullet wound as the Mobile Anti­ Disturbance Squad (ESMAD) a​ttacked the peaceful protest.​

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Kuwait academic charged with blasphemy over TV interview

A prominent female academic and human rights activist in Kuwait has been charged with blasphemy.

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Urgent Appeal: in support of Shaikha Binjasim

The Kuwaiti human rights defender, Shaikha Binjasim has been advocating on social media for freedom of conscience and freedom of speech. She is now facing charges of blasphemy by the authorities of Kuweit.

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Intimidation and smear campaign against human rights defender Cristina Auerbach

A new defamatory article against human rights defender Cristina Auerbach was published. This follows an incident in which Cristina was intimidated and threatened as she left work in the town of Cloete, Coahuila.

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Intimidation and smear campaign against human rights defender Cristina Auerbach

A new defamatory article against human rights defender Cristina Auerbach was published. This follows an incident in which Cristina was intimidated and threatened as she left work in the town of Cloete, Coahuila.

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Calling for the release of Zainab Al-Khawaja

Join the growing chorus of international voices in calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Zainab Al-Khawaja and her infant son, as well as her father Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.

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