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Syrian authorities must drop charges against three human rights defenders and release all prisoners of conscience
Sixteen international organisations have joined the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) in welcoming the release of its president Mazen Darwish and in calling for all… More
President Peña Nieto: Investigate the Murders of Journalists in Mexico and Establish Mechanisms to Protect their Lives
Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, and Sandra Cisneros join Alma Guillermoprieto and more than 400 others writers in calling on President Nieto to investigate the brutal murders of journalists, like… More
Azerbaijan: Human rights defenders Leyla and Arif Yunus convicted
The Sport for Rights coalition condemns the conviction and harsh sentencing of Azerbaijani human rights defenders Leyla and Arif Yunus on 13 August by the Baku Court of Grave… More