release of HRDs

Opponents of ECOWAS-EU trade deal arrested in Dakar

Five members of a coalition opposing Economic Partnership Agreements between ECOWAS and the EU were arrested and detained for three days following a protest in Dakar. Read more


LGBTI activists arrested during simultaneous demonstrations

Protests in Tblisi on 17th May resulted in the arrest of 10 LGBTI activists as religious conservatives held simultaneous demonstrations. Read more


Journalist released but Azeri goverment continues crackdown

Despite the release from jail of journalists Khadija Ismayilova, the OGP declared Azerbaijan inactive because of continuing repression of fundamental freedoms. Read more