A global wave of protest organised by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples' rights, has called for a halt to the destruction of tribal peoples’ land, lives, and human rights in Brazil, on the country’s Day of the Indian.
Amnesty International has warned all those standing as candidates in the forthcoming general election that their choice of language can have serious consequences, and called for calm and measured campaigning from all parties.
Turkey’s government and president should reverse the decision to extend the state of emergency after winning the presidential referendum, and end the wave of political repression unleashed in the months before the vote, Human Rights Watch said yesterday.
The Electoral Reform Society estimates that 127,631 Welsh residents will be denied the vote in this year’s council elections, with swathes of councillors already being elected before a single vote is cast.
A recent legislative amendment requires activists and journalists reporting on government corruption in Ukraine to file public declarations of their personal assets, Human Rights Watch said today. The new requirement is vague and could be used to deter or punish investigative journalists and partners of anti-corruption nongovernmental groups for doing their job.