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Human Rights Defenders face judicial harassment

Human rights defenders are being detained and convicted for their legitimate human rights work and have been sentenced on charges kept secret from them and their lawyers. Read more

Human Rights Defenders face judicial harassment

Organisations face delays with registration

Although authorities generally respect the right to freedom of association, organisations reported delays with registration. Read more

Organisations face delays with registration

Journalist killed while reporting in Yemen

The situation remains extremely critical for journalists and media workers in Yemen . Read more

Journalist killed while reporting in Yemen

Media workers killed in Iraq

Freedom of expression continues to be seriously threatened in Iraq. Read more

Media workers killed in Iraq

Peaceful protests continue in Suriname

Protests by students and indigenous land rights groups were recently conducted peacefully in Suriname. Read more

Peaceful protests continue in Suriname

Protests against building of the Great Canal continue in Nicaragua

Protests against the building of the great canal in Nicaragua continue with a heavy police presence. Read more

Protests against building of the Great Canal continue in Nicaragua

Independent expression under threat in Macedonia

The unwarranted harassment of independent journalists continues in Macedonia. An aggressive stance by government officials against independent journalists is not uncommon and severely undermines the efficacy of investigative journalism in the country. Read more

Independent expression under threat in Macedonia

LGBTI activists, protestors and journalists targeted in Uganda

In August, LGBTI Pride celebrations were postponed as police shut down a beauty pageant and arrested several activists. Read more

LGBTI activists, protestors and journalists targeted in Uganda

Corruption, policy reform and inadequate local services drive protests in Lebanon

Several protests have recently taken place in Lebanon, as trade unions and civil society activists mobilise around a variety of issues. Read more

Corruption, policy reform and inadequate local services drive protests in Lebanon

Journalist's House Attacked After Municipality Probe in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On 17th August, unknown assailants threw an improvised handmade explosive device at the family house of Tihomir Bradvica, the editor-in-chief of a net portal called Ljubuski. The bombing comes after a series of threats and unwarranted harassment were directed at him due to his oversight of investigations into local municipality malpractices. Read more

Journalist's House Attacked After Municipality Probe in Bosnia and Herzegovina