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Syria: Tens of thousands of disappeared must not be forgotten

Syria: Tens of thousands of disappeared must not be forgotten

Tens of thousands of disappeared must not be forgotten: The Syrian government and armed groups involved in the country’s conflict must disclose the fate and whereabouts of tens of thousands of people who have been forcibly disappeared or abducted since the onset of...
Palestine: Dangerous escalation in attacks on freedom of expression

Palestine: Dangerous escalation in attacks on freedom of expression

Dangerous escalation in attacks on freedom of expression: The Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and their rivals, the de-facto Hamas administration in Gaza, have both tightened the noose on freedom of expression in recent months, launching a repressive...
Where now for human rights? – newsletter 20 July 2017

Where now for human rights? – newsletter 20 July 2017

Where now for human rights? – newsletter 20 July 2017:The pace of political events is accelerating – that’s clear from the fact that a general election has been called and held since our last newsletter. During the election campaign, René Cassin worked to ensure that...
Hong Kong: “Vindictive” jail terms for pro-democracy leaders

Hong Kong: “Vindictive” jail terms for pro-democracy leaders

Hong Kong: “Vindictive” jail terms for pro-democracy leaders: The Hong Kong authorities’ relentless pursuit of jail terms for three leaders of the pro-democracy movement is a vindictive attack on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty International said....