In Russia, justice orders the dissolution of the Human Rights Center of the NGO Memorial

In Russia justice orders the dissolution of the Human Rights

Lawyer Ilya Novikov holds a press conference at the exit of the Moscow court, Wednesday, December 29, 2021. EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA / REUTERS A Moscow court ordered, Wednesday, December 29, the dissolution of the branch devoted to human rights of the non-governmental organization (NGO) Memorial, the day after the ban of the parent structure of this … Read more

In Afghanistan, the decline in women’s rights

In Afghanistan the decline in womens rights

Demonstration of Afghan women against the very restrictive “recommendations” of the Taliban towards them, in Kabul, December 28, 2021. MOHD RASFAN / AFP On the morning of Tuesday, December 28, about fifty women went to the Shahr-e Naw neighborhood in central Kabul. Their goal: to protest against the Taliban who, since coming to power on … Read more

The American Right Against Women’s Rights

The American Right Against Womens Rights

Editorial of the “World”. A decisive battle for women’s rights began on Wednesday 1is December at the United States Supreme Court. By choosing to take up a law passed by the conservative state of Mississippi restricting the use of abortion, instead of relying on the decisions of intermediary bodies which had found its unconstitutional character, … Read more

“The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is a little bit of sport, a lot of money, and massive human rights violations”

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is a little bit

Tribune. From the “shame balls” of 1998, made in Pakistan by underpaid and abused children, to the Russia of 2018, champion of repression, the recent history of the FIFA World Cup is marked by scandals. A little bit of sport, a lot of money and cynicism, and massive human rights violations: that could be the … Read more

Palestinian human rights defenders spied on by Pegasus

Palestinian human rights defenders spied on by Pegasus

Sahar Francis (left), director of Addameer, and Tahseen Elayyan (right), of the Al-Haq human rights organization, at a joint press conference in Ramallah, West Bank, November 8, 2021 . NASSER NASSER / AP For the first time, eavesdropping on activists and human rights defenders using Pegasus spyware is documented in the Palestinian territories. Computer security … Read more

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