EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON CASES OF BREACHES OF HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRACY AND THE RULE OF LAW IN THAILAND.
Today 8th Oct, in a plenary session, MEPs discussed and votes on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Thailand. The European Parliament expresses its concern at the “deteriorating human rights situation in Thailand following the illegal coup of May 2014” and urges the Thai authorities to lift repressive restrictions on the right to liberty and the peaceful exercise of other human rights, [...]+
CONCLUSIONS OF THE MISSION OF INTERNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY OBSERVERS ABOUT THE SITUATION OF HRD IN MEXICO 2015
On September 29th, it will be launched during the 30th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva the report on the situation of human rights defenders in Mexico, entitled as ‘’In Defence of Life’’, it includes the conclusions of the Mission of International Civil Society Observers -MOC-. The invitation for the event can be seen here. The Mission, established in November 2014 by a group [...]+
THE WOMEN WHO DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS - VICTORIA ATIENO, RUTH MUMBI AND GATHONI BLESSOL
Bunge La Wamama Mashinani (Grassroot Women Parliament in English) is a Kenyan social movement enabling grass-root women in informal settlements to engage with each other, have access to education, information and training opportunities. Bunge La Wamama is also a platform that amplifies the struggle of marginalized communities. Protection International met 3 members of the movement: Victoria Atieno, Ruth Mumbi and Gathoni Blessol, and discussed with them about protection networks. [...]+