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Panel Discussion (New York)

When?

September, 23, 2014

Where?
The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Room C197, 265 5th Ave.
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Please RSVP natalia@justassociates.com

Bahrain: Members of European Parliament Call for the Immediate Release of Maryam Al-Khawaja

A group of Members of European Parliament (MEPs) has called for the release of Bahraini human rights defender, Maryam al-Khawaja, who is currently in detention in Manama on trumped-up charges.

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UN rights office urges Mauritanian authorities to protect threatened activist

The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Mauritania to protect prominent human rights activist Aminetou Mint El-Moctar who has become the focus of a social media campaign encouraging anyone who “kills her or tears out her eyes will be rewarded by God.”

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Mauritania: Human rights group condemns 'fatwa' against rights activist

Human rights organizations in Mauritania have condemned the ''fatwa'' issued against one of their members, Aminetou Mint Moctar.

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Mauritania: Calls to "kill and pluck the eyes" of activist Aminetou Mint el-Moctar

The leader of a Mauritanian radical Islamist movement called "Ahbab Errassoul" (Friends of the Prophet) has issued a death fatwa against the famous Mauritanian human rights defender and president of the Association des femmes chefs de famille (Association of Women Heads of families), Aminetou Mint el-Moctar.

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Mauritania: NGOs are concerned about fatwa against human rights activist

Several NGOs expressed concern Friday after a fatwa was issued by a Mauritanian Islamist leader against human rights activist Aminetou Mint el-Moctar, calling on the authorities to ensure her safety.

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Egypt: Update -- Prison Prosecution Hears Statement of Defender Sanaa Seif

On 2 September 2014, the Qanater Prison prosecution office heard the statement of woman human rights defender Ms. Sanaa Seif following her starting an open hunger strike on 28 August 2014 to protest against the Protest and Public Assembly Law, which has led to the continuation of her arbitrary arrest and others. 

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OBS Annual Report 2013: Violations of the Right of NGOs to Funding - from Harassment to Criminalisation

In its newly published Annual Report, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders focuses on a new setback impeding the work of human rights defenders. 

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Conference (London, UK)

When?

October, 11, 2014 - October, 12, 2014

Where?
The Tower Hotel, St Katharine’s Way, London E1W 1LD, UK
Register

Register at www.secularconference.com

Northern Ireland: Catholic School Marches in Pride Parade

A Catholic school in Northern Ireland has made history, by marching in a local Pride parade.

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