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Drop Case Against ‘Samussuku’ Tshikonde for Insulting President

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Angolan activist Hitler “Samussuku” Tshikonde. @2018 Private
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March 2019

This submission highlights concerns about Angola’s compliance with its international human rights obligations since its previous Universal Periodic Reviews (UPR) in 2010 and 2014. The submission focuses on problems related to arbitrary arrest and…
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A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. 
 
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Bernardo, a man in his 30s, was born in a quilombo (Afro-Brazilian) community of around 60, men, women, and children in Minas Gerais State, southeast Brazil. Bernardo told Human Rights Watch that he feels powerless against aerial spraying of pesticides. “
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In Office a Year, President Lourenço Should Promote Justice


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President João Lourenço of Angola during the 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 26, 2018. © 2018 Vladimir Astapkovich / Sputnik via AP
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Human Rights Watch letter to Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa on Venezuela’s Crisis

Dear Minister Nin Novoa,
 
 I am writing to respectfully urge you to adhere to the joint statement on Venezuela’s crisis delivered by Peru on July 6, 2018, at the United Nations Human Rights Council. The statement, which was a regional initiative…