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Guatemala: Communities present report of attacks against human rights defenders opposing hydroelectric projects before Inter-American Commission
Author: Acompañamiento de Austria (ADA); Asamblea Departamental de Pueblos de Huehuetenango (ADH); Asociación de Abogados Mayas de Guatemala; Asociación Indígena Ch`Orti` Nuevo Día; Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA); Business and Human Rights Resource Center; Consejo del Pueblo Maya (CPO) Consejo Mam; Guatemala Human Rights Commission, USA (GHRC); Guatemala Solidarity Network; Microregión de Ixquisis, San Mateo Ixtatán; The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation (SweFOR); PAYXAIL YAJAW KONOB (Gobierno Ancestral Plurinacional) AKATEKA, CHUJ, POPTI’, Q’ANJOB’AL; International Platform Against Impunity; Protection International; Proyecto Acompañamiento Quebec Guatemala Montréal, Canadá; Resistencia Río Dolores y la Unidad de Protección a Defensoras y Defensores de Derechos Humanos (UDEFEGUA)
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Russia: Arrested journalist covering migrant workers' rights at risk of being forcibly returned to Uzbekistan, where he may face torture
Author: Amnesty International
"Russian Federation: Stop journalist's forcible return to Uzbekistan: Khudoberdi Nurmatov (Ali Feruz)", 17 March 2017...
Author: Observatorio Ciudadano (Chile)
“Frente a detención ilegal de manifestantes contra TPP”, 15 de Marza de 2017...
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Author: Louise Eldridge, Anti-Slavery International
Anti-Slavery International is extremely concerned about the latest incarceration of prominent Uzbek human rights activist Elena Urlaeva. Elena has been working for over a decade to raise awareness of ongoing forced labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton sector...
Author: Scott Corben & Anna Pujol-Mazzini, Thomson Reuters Foundation News
A campaigner against forced labour in Uzbekistan's cotton fields was arrested ahead of an international meeting where she was scheduled to give evidence on human rights violations, a human rights group said...In a video recording published online, the...
Uzbekistan: Elena Urlaeva, activist campaigning against forced labour, detained in psychiatric institution
Author: International Labour Rights Forum
Please speak out today to demand the Uzbek government immediately release Elena Urlaeva!...