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Myanmar: Military regime’s new “law” aims to further decimate the function of civil society

Myanmar’s de facto military government has promulgated an Organization Registration Law (ORL) which stands to further shackle the functioning of civil society in the country. The Law is plainly non-compliant with international human rights law and standards, imposing serious obstacles to the exercise of freedoms of association, peaceful assembly, expression and information, and the right […]

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Punished For Protest: India’s Violations Against Human Rights Defenders

The Indian Government has been unlawfully targeting human rights defenders (HRDs) through the use of overbroad national security laws and criminal laws, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said in a new report released today. The 53-page report, “Punished for Protest,” documents the misuse of national security laws, particularly the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), […]

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