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September 2017 Honduras coup update (tags)

This September 2017 in Honduras. Journalist who spoke up against biofuel industries locally was killed. Another journalist couple that resound voices of those who struggle who were attempted against a month before, this month received another death threat. Students' struggle and the repression against them continue with 22 new arrests against students and 4 arrests against human rights defenders who tried to intervene, with one student subsequently denied bail. A farmer was assassinated as the farming communities were militarised a month into a new mass land occupation. News on all this and more..

August 2016 Honduras Coup Update (tags)

Another month of terror this August 2016 in Honduras. Farmers attempted against on two unrelated incidents (unrelated except they both involve attacks against farmers who organise to collectivise and work on land), one was killed in the crossfire. Another media closed off for being one that speaks up. The government blatantly announced investigation, surveillance and tracking against a list of human rights defenders. It arbitrarily arrested two other women human rights defenders. Its uni authorities covered up murals in memory of the assassinated indigenous activist Bertha Caceres that students painted with love and rage. Another enviro activist spoke up about threats they are getting. A young politician with an activist background was murdered. Snipers appeared at a protest. Agrarian Department suffered massive cuts, embodying an attack on land redistribution, in addition to job cuts.

Israeli Persecution of Human Rights Lawyer Anas Barghouti (tags)

Israel

Appalling Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain (tags)

Bahrain

Targeting Bahraini Human Rights Lawyer Mohammed Al-Tajer (tags)

police state

Action alert: STW office raided by Israeli military (tags)

At 1.30am this morning ten armoured jeeps of the Israeli occupation forces and intelligence surrounded and raided the offices of Stop the Wall in Ramallah. Israeli military stole 2 laptops, 3 hard drives and 10 memory cards containing files and photos as well as archive material relating to the work that the organisation does in opposition to Israel's apartheid wall and the attack on Palestinian human rights that the wall and the settlement represent. This is a renewed attack upon Palestinian civil society and their struggle against the physical and psychological oppression, land confiscation and ethnic cleansing policies of the Israel.

Crackdowns, Torture and Intimidation in Bahrain (tags)

repression

Police State Terror in Bahrain (tags)

police state

Italy: Judicial harassment of human rights defender (tags)

Petition for the Freedom of Human Rights Defenders: SIGN NOW http://www.petitiononline.com/italyhrd/

Attacks on Columbia Women's Group Continue (tags)

Group refuses to back down.

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