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National: According to the pre-audience for the People’s Permanent Tribunal (TPP), simulation and impunity prevent the eradication of violence against women

 Between August 4 to 6, there was held in Mexico City the pre-audience “Gender Violence and Femicide” of the the Peoples’ Permanent Tribunal (TPP), Chapter Mexico. 337 more words

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There is a lot of talk around the UK to boycott any Israeli funded cultural project. The most famous of this is Incubator Theatre Company. The Idea is that Israel is so terrible we need to boycott them until they do whatever it is that the people boycotting them want them to do. 175 more words

Human Rights Watch: Ukrainian military forces violate international norms

Ukrainian army uses in eastern Ukraine missile systems “Grad” in the places where people live, and it is contradicted to international law, said the deputy director of Human Rights Watch’s in Europe and Central Asia Rachel Denber. 38 more words


Guerrero: Tlachinollan considers "illegal" Marco Antonio Suástegui Muñoz 's transfer to a Nayarit prison and demand his return to the state

In a statement released on August 13, the Center for Human Rights Tlachinollan announced that it issued a complaint before the District Judge of Acapulco regarding the transfer of the leader of the Council of Ejidos and Communities Opposed to the La Parota Dam (Cecop), Marco Antonio Muñoz Suástegui to the Federal Center for Social Rehabilitation of Tepic, Nayarit . 335 more words

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Oaxaca: new journalist's murder

On August 11, the director of Social Communication of the municipality of San José Cosolapa, Oaxaca and collaborator of the newspaper “El Buen Tono” in Veracruz, Octavio Rojas Hernández was shot dead. 394 more words

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Government: is BT assisting targeted killing by drones, violating international law?

Human rights lawyers Reprieve, acting on behalf of two Yemeni men whose relatives were accidentally killed by drones, have brought a complaint against BT, filed with the British government on 19 August. 252 more words

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EMERGENCY celebrates 20 years of service

EMERGENCY, which was founded in Milan, Italy in 1994, celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. EMERGENCY USA raises awareness and funds for EMERGENCY‘s international programs, which provide high quality, free-of-charge medical care to civilian victims of war and poverty. 97 more words

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