Human rights defenders in Russia have always faced harassment, intimidation, physical attacks and arbitrary arrests for their work. However, in recent years the level and extent of the reprisals they face have increased significantly, to a point where being a human rights defender means risking your reputation, freedom and even your life. 43 palabras más
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There is now a clear global consensus that companies have a responsibility to respect all human rights wherever they operate. Yet every year corporate actors supply large volumes of military equipment to some of the most violent and unstable parts of the world. 66 palabras más
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories: Elected but restricted: Shrinking space for Palestinian parliamentarians in Israel's Knesset.
Index number: MDE 15/0882/2019. Palestinian members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, are facing increasing threats to their freedom of expression. These threats are symptomatic of the wider situation in Israel in which the space for voices critical of the Israeli government’s treatment of Palestinians has shrunk and discrimination against Palestinian citizens has been entrenched.
Kyrgyzstan: End discrimination and tackle impunity: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 35th Session of the UPR Working Group, January 2020
Index number: EUR 58/0977/2019. In this submission Amnesty International raises concerns about prisoner of conscience Azimjan Askarov, violence against women, the rights of people with disabilities, LGBTI people, and torture and other ill-treatment. 27 palabras más
Eswatini: Snapshots: “They don't see us as people”: Security of tenure and forced evictions in Eswatini
Index number: AFR 55/0891/2019. In April 2018 at least 60 people were forcibly evicted and their homesteads demolished by armed police and bulldozers in the Malkerns town. 79 palabras más
Bangladesh: "I don't know what my future will be" : Advocacy update on Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Index number: ASA 13/0901/2019. This advocacy update exposes the ongoing human rights violations that Rohingya refugees are facing in camps located in Bangladesh near the border with Myanmar. 81 palabras más
Index number: ASA 11/0844/2019. According to the United Nations, there were nearly 11,000 civilian casualties in 2018 because of the ongoing conflict – including the highest number of civilian deaths in the past decade. 73 palabras más