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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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The Egyptian human rights coalition on cop 27 Petition

Ahead of COP27, Open Civic Space and Release Everyone Arbitrarily Detained in Egypt In the run up to the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) taking place in Egypt’s resort town of Sharm El Sheikh from 7 to18 November 2022, the undersigned organizations, groups and individuals note with great concern the human rights situation in […]

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