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Sri Lanka Remains in Economic Crisis, Impinges Human Rights

London (15/11 – 67) The streets in Colombo, Sri Lanka, erupted into celebration on July 13, 2022 after weeks of peaceful protests forced then-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to...

Tajikistan to Study France’s Human Rights Freedom, Terrorism Prevention

London (28/11 – 58) Tajikistan’s human rights record continues to deteriorate amid an increased crackdown on freedom of expression and the political opposition, as well...

One Week in Gaza: ‘There Are No Safe Places Here’

Bisan Owda is a 25-year-old filmmaker in Gaza. She's worked with the UN on women's rights issues and with the European Union on climate change. But...

These Americans Are Enduring an Agonizing Wait for News About Loved Ones in Israel and Gaza

In Columbus, Ohio, a 59-year-old cardiologist locked himself in his office to cry as he awaited news about his siblings and much of his...

Human Rights Watchdog Says Israel Has Used White Phosphorus Weapons in Gaza

A human rights watchdog group said Thursday that Israel’s military has used white phosphorus munitions in recent days in Gaza and Lebanon, weapons that...

Tajikistan: Prominent Members of Pamiri Minority Arbitrarily Detained, Tortured and Unfairly Convicted

Frankfurt (22/09 – 58.33) Since May 2022, the Tajikistani authorities have stepped up their ongoing crackdown on Pamiris, an ethnic, linguistic and religious minority originating...

UN Special Rapporteur: Tajikistan Violated Its International Obligations

Geneva, London (29/7 – 50) Mary Lawlor, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, condemned the arrest and imprisonment of journalists, bloggers...


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