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Germany: Verdict in Gambia Atrocity Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Berlin, November 28, 2023 – A German court in the city of Celle is expected to deliver a verdict on November 30, 2023, in the first trial in Germany for crimes committed in The Gambia, Gambian and international civil society groups said today in releasing a question and answer document about […]

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Lebanon: Comedian Arrested for Critical Jokes

Escalating Attacks on Free Expression Lebanese authorities’ arrest and investigation of prominent comedian Nour Hajjar, solely in retaliation for his jokes, represents a new escalation in Lebanon’s crackdown on public criticism, the Coalition to Defend Freedom of Expression in Lebanon said today. (more…)

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Vietnam: Halt the arbitrary execution of death row prisoner Nguyen Van Chuong

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and 12 other organizations, submitted an open letter to the State President urging the Vietnamese authorities to halt the execution of Nguyễn Văn Chưởng immediately, and to initiate a prompt, impartial and effective investigation into allegations that he was tortured to compel him to “confess” guilt. (more…)

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Lebanon: Joint letter to the Human Rights Council calling for an international fact-finding mission into the Beirut blast

هذه الرسالة المشتركة متوفرة باللغة العربية أيضاً To the Permanent Representative of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council Excellencies, We, the undersigned Lebanese and international organizations, survivors and families of the victims are writing once again to urge you to support the adoption of a resolution by the United Nations […]

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