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Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/7/28/Add.4, 3 March 2008: Macedonia

II. HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS 26. In terms of thematic areas of work, some trends identified in the 2004 report were confirmed, such as the strength of the women’s movement, the steady growth of capacity and activities carried out by defenders working on the rights of Roma. New thematic areas are now on the agenda of […]

USA: CIA sued over “extraordinary rendition”

Former CIA director George Tenet and other CIA officials are being sued under the US Alien Tort Claims Act, by a German citizen, Khaled El-Masri, who claims to have been wrongfully abducted by the CIA in Macedonia and transported to a secret CIA prison in Afghanistan where he was ill-treated. This is the first legal […]