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Mr Rujichaiwat in middle. Ms Honchai first from right Capture d’écran 2014-10-17 à 15.58.46
THAILAND: COMMUNITY-BASED HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN COURT
"FROM DOCTOR TO DEFENDER: HOW DR MUKWEGE TOOK CHARGE OF HIS PATIENTS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND PROTECTION"
HONDURAS: CALL TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
  • THAILAND: COMMUNITY-BASED HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN COURT

    Thailand, 30 October 2014-  On 29 October the case of Human Rights Defender Surapun Rujichaiwat versus Tungkum Limited (TKL) (Case No :Aor 4471/2557) came before Judge Suttitam Ratanasaenyaakornupaap and Judge Watcharapon Maaisawat at the Phuket provincial court complex. Surapun Rujichaiwat is one of two human rights defenders that is facing charges. Mr. Rujichaiwat and fellow HRD Ms. Porntip Hongchai have both been accused by TKL of damaging the company’s reputation during individual interviews with television stations [...]

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  • "FROM DOCTOR TO DEFENDER: HOW DR MUKWEGE TOOK CHARGE OF HIS PATIENTS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND PROTECTION"

    Prior to receiving the Prix Solidarité prize in Belgium this Thursday 16 October, Dr Denis Mukwege, Congolese gynaecologist and world renowned expert on repairing rape patients internal physical damage, had the chance to sit down with longstanding partner organisation Protection International (PI) and explain how through his work, he evolved from a doctor to a defender of human rights – and the security risks that came along with this transformation. [...]

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  • HONDURAS: CALL TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

    8 October 2014, Brussels- In April 2015, Honduras is scheduled to be reviewed at the 22nd session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR is ‘a mechanism of the Human Rights Council (HRC) aiming at improving the human rights situation on the ground of each of the 193 United Nations (UN) Member States’ (1). In the run up to the UPR 2015 of Honduras, several civil society organisations have [...]

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