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Provide Essential Medical Supplies; Urge India to Free Rights Defenders, Address Abuses

Click to expand Image People suffering from breathing issues receive…
People suffering from breathing problems receive free oxygen support at a gurdwara, a place of assembly and worship for Sikhs, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Delhi, India.
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EU Should Act on Latest Blow to Press Freedom

In the most recent attack on media freedom in Hungary, the country’s Media Council last week unexpectedly announced it would revoke Klubradio’s frequency as of February 2021. It justified its decision by referring to the independent, commercial station’s…
Klubradio’s president, Andras Arato, is seen on air in Klubradio's studio in Budapest, Hungary, March 2020. 
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Regarding Azerbaijan President Aliyev's Visit to Brussels

Mr Donald Tusk
 
 President of the European Council
 Rue de la Loi 175
 1048 Brussels
 
  
 
 Mr Jean-Claude Juncker
 
 President of the European Commission
 Rue de la Loi 200
 1049 Brussels
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The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini visits Azerbaijan today to discuss deepening cooperation between the two entities. The visit comes two months after the transfer of the leading human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband,…
Leyla Yunus returning to her house, December 9, 2015
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(Berlin) Human rights activists, independent journalists, academics and others in Turkey are sounding the alarm bells over a dramatic worsening of human rights conditions in the country, and are urging Germany to listen.  
 
 On my recent visit to…
Riot police stand guard outside the Kanalturk and Bugun TV building in Istanbul, 28 October 2015
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Government’s Damaging Changes to Legal Framework Require EU Action

(Budapest) – The systemic changes to Hungary’s legal framework introduced by the government since 2010 weaken legal checks on its authority, interfere with media freedom, and undermine human rights protections, Human Rights Watch said in a report released…
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Attacks and Threats Remain a Very Serious Concern

Honduran authorities should take concrete steps to end impunity for abuses committed after the country's 2009 coup, and to curb ongoing attacks against journalists, human rights defenders, and political activists, Human Rights Watch said in a report…
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Little Progress on Human Rights after Six Months of Lobo Government

(Washington DC) - Six months after President Porfirio Lobo took office, Honduras has made little progress toward addressing the serious human rights abuses since the 2009 coup, Human Rights Watch said today. Threats and attacks against journalists and the…
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(Washington, DC) - The restoration of constitutional order in Honduras should be accompanied by the immediate repeal of repressive decrees issued by the de facto government, and a full investigation of abuses committed in the aftermath of the coup, Human…