Mass searches and detention of more than 80 people in one day in Belarus

2024-01-31T17:11:25+01:00

On 23 January, according to the Human Rights Centre "Viasna", 84 people were detained in Belarus for "participation in an extremist formation" and "financing of extremist activities". Foto: Stringer / EPA-EFE The detainees included relatives of political prisoners and former political prisoners. At the same time, the local authorities recognised as extremist the INeedHelpBy initiative, which helps pay for groceries for the families of repressed people and compatriots

Mass searches and detention of more than 80 people in one day in Belarus2024-01-31T17:11:25+01:00

Location of jailed Russian activist Vladimir Kara-Murza unknown, say backers

2024-01-30T09:14:55+01:00

 Those who tried to visit or write to the journalist, who is serving a 25-year sentence, were unsuccessful The prominent Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza, who is serving a 25-year sentence for treason, has disappeared from the Siberian prison where he was behind bars, according to his supporters. Kara-Murza, 42, was being held in a prison in the Omsk region, but a letter sent to him by the activist and

Location of jailed Russian activist Vladimir Kara-Murza unknown, say backers2024-01-30T09:14:55+01:00

Press conference: Stop the execution!

2024-01-29T13:58:07+01:00

Iran: Four political prisoners face imminent execution Press conference: Stop the execution!  In a press conference, ISFM draws attention to the fate of imprisoned Kurds and calls for their immediate release The four Kurdish political prisoners Mohsen Mazloum, Wafa Azarbar, Mohammad Faramarzi and Pejman Fathi are facing imminent execution. They were arbitrarily arrested and sentenced to death after torture and forced confession. Together with the wives of Pejman Fathi

Press conference: Stop the execution!2024-01-29T13:58:07+01:00

Nationwide raids on family members of political prisoners

2024-01-25T12:15:04+01:00

Frankfurt a.M. – Belarus Nationwide raids on family members of political prisoners The Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenkо sends his Dementors into a psychological war against his own people. His aim is to personally punish and destroy the political prisoners - and with them the Belarusian democracy movement - with psychological terror. The International Society for Human Rights strongly condemns yesterday's arrests and repressions and describes Lukashenka's increasing isolation policy as

Nationwide raids on family members of political prisoners2024-01-25T12:15:04+01:00

BRUTAL AND INDISCRIMINATE ATTACKS AGAINST CIVILIANS MUST STOP

2024-01-23T12:46:10+01:00

HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR FOR UKRAINE DENISE BROWN CONDEMNS NEW WAVE OF AIR ASSAULTS ON UKRAINIAN POPULATED CITIES I was having coffee at home this morning in Kyiv, my neighbours were getting ready for work, children preparing to go to school, when our homes started to shake because of a wave of airstrikes on the Ukrainian capital. The attacks caused damage to civilian buildings just next to the United Nations office in

BRUTAL AND INDISCRIMINATE ATTACKS AGAINST CIVILIANS MUST STOP2024-01-23T12:46:10+01:00

Crowds clash with riot police as activist jailed in Bashkortostan

2024-01-18T15:07:55+01:00

Russian riot police fired tear gas and hit protesters with batons in Bashkortostan on Wednesday after a rights activist was sentenced to four years in a penal colony. Footage showed supporters of Fail Alsynov clashing with police - some throwing snowballs - near the court. Alsynov was jailed for inciting ethnic hatred, which he denies. One protester had a "smashed head", and dozens were detained and injured, monitoring group OVD-Info

Crowds clash with riot police as activist jailed in Bashkortostan2024-01-18T15:07:55+01:00

OHCHR: Report on the Human Rights Situation in Ukraine (1 August – 30 November 2023)

2023-12-19T11:21:58+01:00

OHCHR: Report on the Human Rights Situation in Ukraine (1 August – 30 November 2023) This thirty-seventh report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the human rights situation in Ukraine covers the period from 1 August to 30 November 2023. From 1 August to 30 November, OHCHR documented 2440 civilian casualties (576 killed and 1864 injured), with the majority (86 per cent) occurring in

OHCHR: Report on the Human Rights Situation in Ukraine (1 August – 30 November 2023)2023-12-19T11:21:58+01:00

Dozens of Russian doctors demanded that Putin provide medical assistance to political prisoner Gorinov

2023-12-10T17:09:58+01:00

Russian doctors published an open letter to Putin demanding that Gorinov be given medical assistance. Russian municipal deputy Alexei Gorinov, convicted for so-called "fakes" about the Russian army, is in a serious condition, according to his lawyer: despite an aggravation of his lung disease, prison doctors refuse to treat him. On 8 December, Gorinov's lawyer described his condition as follows: "Alexei has no strength, even to sit on a chair

Dozens of Russian doctors demanded that Putin provide medical assistance to political prisoner Gorinov2023-12-10T17:09:58+01:00

IGFM: 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a warning to us

2023-12-10T14:14:22+01:00

Currently the most serious state human rights violation is the invasion of Ukraine IGFM: 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a warning to us On the occasion of Human Rights Day on December 10, 2023, the International Society for Human Rights (IGFM) laments the numerous human rights violations taking place around the world. ISHR chairman Edgar Lamm calls the Russian attack on Ukraine the most serious

IGFM: 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a warning to us2023-12-10T14:14:22+01:00

What are the most violated rights in Moldova

2023-12-10T12:07:16+01:00

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10 December. The dispersal of a protest in Chisinau on Sunday, 16 October 2022 The year 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the world's most innovative and global commitments: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document enshrines the inalienable rights to which everyone is entitled - regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion,

What are the most violated rights in Moldova2023-12-10T12:07:16+01:00
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