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HRC38: States push forward on free expression despite opposition

HRC38: States push forward on free expression despite opposition

HRC38: States push forward on free expression despite opposition: On 6 July 2018, the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC38) concluded. Here, we highlight the most significant gains made for freedom of expression during the session, and reflect on some of...
Argentina’s Abortion Vote Was a Stepping Stone Not a Setback

Argentina’s Abortion Vote Was a Stepping Stone Not a Setback

Argentina’s Abortion Vote Was a Stepping Stone Not a Setback: Late Wednesday night, Argentina’s Senate voted against legalizing abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. After a marathon 16-hour debate, senators decided to reject a law that would have saved...
Viet Nam: Arrested blogger Huynh Thuc Vy must be immediately released

Viet Nam: Arrested blogger Huynh Thuc Vy must be immediately released

Viet Nam: Arrested blogger Huynh Thuc Vy must be immediately released: Responding to the arrest of prominent Vietnamese human rights activist and blogger, Huynh Thuc Vy, by police in Buon Ho town, Dak Lak province this morning, Clare Algar, Amnesty International’s...
Belarus police raid independent media offices, detain journalists

Belarus police raid independent media offices, detain journalists

Belarus police raid independent media offices, detain journalists: Kiev, August 8, 2018-Belarusian authorities should immediately release detained journalists and stop harassing independent media outlets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police raided...
Côte d’Ivoire: No Amnesty for Serious Crimes of 2010-11 Crisis

Côte d’Ivoire: No Amnesty for Serious Crimes of 2010-11 Crisis

Côte d’Ivoire: No Amnesty for Serious Crimes of 2010-11 Crisis: Should Not Include War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity There should be no amnesty for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious human rights violations committed in Côte d’Ivoire’s 2010-11...