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UN EXPERTS CALL FOR RELEASE OF BURUNDI HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER GERMAIN RUKUKI
STATEMENT: PROTECTION INTERNATIONAL INSISTS ON THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF GERMAIN RUKUKI
ONLINE COURSE: SECURITY AND PROTECTION MANAGEMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
  • UN EXPERTS CALL FOR RELEASE OF BURUNDI HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER GERMAIN RUKUKI

    In a public statement of 25 August, a group of UN experts called for the release of Germain Rukuki, human rights defender from Burundi who has been detained since 13 July 2017. According to the experts, the decision of maintaining M. Rukuki in detention without concrete indications of guilt seems arbitrary and is in conflict with the country’s criminal code. In addition, the detention is part of an overall context [...]

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  • STATEMENT: PROTECTION INTERNATIONAL INSISTS ON THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF GERMAIN RUKUKI

    Germain Rukuki, a human rights defender in Burundi, was arrested by the Service National du Renseignement (SNR, the National Intelligence Service) in Burundi on 13 July 2017. After 14 days of imprisonment in an SNR facility, he was transferred to the prison in Ngozi on 26 July. The first hearing took place on 1 August in Nogzi before the public prosecutor of the Republic. Protection International regrets that one of [...]

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  • ONLINE COURSE: SECURITY AND PROTECTION MANAGEMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

    We are pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the online course “Security and protection management for human rights defenders and social organisations” mainly addressed to NGOs, social organizations and persons interested in the security work for HRD, their organizations and/or communities. Why take this course? Education and training for Human Rights Defenders is a broad subject with different needs. One such need, which we consider to be [...]

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