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IACHR WELCOMES PROGRESS ON HUMAN RIGHTS OF LGBTI PERSONS
CAMBODIA: SUPPORT AND SOLIDARITY FOR THE FIVE DETAINED HRDS
THE KILLING OF PASCAL KABUNGULU: 11 YEARS ON AND STILL NO JUSTICE
  • IACHR WELCOMES PROGRESS ON HUMAN RIGHTS OF LGBTI PERSONS

    The IACHR has issued a press release welcoming the laws and measures approved by the US and several states of Latin America while encouraging them to continue their efforts to ensure the human rights of LGBTI persons. In the past few months, countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, the United States, and Uruguay have passed legislations with regards for the rights of lesbian [...]

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  • CAMBODIA: SUPPORT AND SOLIDARITY FOR THE FIVE DETAINED HRDS

    Together with 53 others organisations, Protection International is calling for support and solidarity for the 5 Cambodian human rights defenders who have been detained since 28 April 2016. Senior staff senior staff members from the NGO Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC), Mr. Ny Sokha, Mr. Yi Soksan, Mr. Nay Vanda and Ms. Lim Mony, and deputy secretary-general of the National Election Committee (and former ADHOC staff member) Mr. [...]

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  • THE KILLING OF PASCAL KABUNGULU: 11 YEARS ON AND STILL NO JUSTICE

    Public statement 1 August 2016 Prominent human rights defender Pascal Kabungulu was brutally murdered in 2005. On the eleventh anniversary of his death, Congolese civil society and international organisations demand that justice be finally delivered. Pascal Kabungulu was a courageous and dedicated human rights defender, who worked on behalf of victims of human rights abuses in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He began receiving death threats after denouncing corruption [...]

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