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23 March 2017
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21 March 2017

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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21 March 2017

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...

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20 March 2017
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Author: Observatorio Ciudadano (Chile)

“Frente a detención ilegal de manifestantes contra TPP”, 15 de Marza de 2017...

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20 March 2017

Uzbek activist detained for forced labour monitoring

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...

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20 March 2017

Uzbek campaigner against forced labour sent to psychiatric ward

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...

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20 March 2017

Uzbekistan: Elena Urlaeva, activist campaigning against forced labour, detained in psychiatric institution

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20 March 2017

Uzbekistan: Release Elena Urlaeva!

Author: International Labour Rights Forum

Please speak out today to demand the Uzbek government immediately release Elena Urlaeva!...

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19 March 2017
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