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Under Ayatollah’s will, husband of hunger-striking human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh arrested

by Gaiaitalia.com English #FreeIran twitter@gaiaitaliacom_eng #FreeIran     According to Amnesty International‘s official site Iranian authorities ordered the arrest of Reza Khandan, husband of prominent jailed human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. In perfect “Ayatollah’s style” Iranian authorities firstly harass, intimidate and threaten huamn rights lawyer’s family and friends and then they proceed to arrest her husband. Nasrin Sotoudeh is under hunger-strike. Amnesty International wrote that ...

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Hungarian dictator Orban denies food to the asylum seekers

by G.G. #Hungary twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #HumanRights     The ashaming for the entire human race Hungarian government has decided – under Mr. Orbán pressure – to stop giving food to asylum seekers. Is another new inhumane low by refusing food to people in their custody and another vicious attack of the liberty of human beings and EU rules. Hungarian must be firmly ...

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Human Rights Watch: Police Killings are Out of Control in Rio de Janeiro

by HRW #HumanRights twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Brasil     In January, the military police of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro pledged to reduce killings by its officers by 20 percent by the end of the year. But from January to July, the number of police killings actually increased by 39 percent, as compared with the same period last year. Military and civil police ...

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Human Rights Watch: Prominent Saudi Women Activists Arrested

by Gaiaitalia.com #English twitter@gaiaitaliacom #HumanRights     According to HRW‘s official site Saudi authorities have arrested in the past few days the internationally recognized women’s rights activist Samar Badawi and an Eastern Province activist, Nassima al-Sadah. Badawi and al-Sadah are the latest victims of an unprecedented government crackdown on the women’s rights movement that began on May 15, 2018 ...

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Eritrea-Ethiopia Peace Deal: New Hope or Old Abuses?

by John Dee #Africa twitter@gaiaitaliacom #English     After Eritrea and Ethiopia resumed diplomatic and commercial ties after 20 years of conflicts, war and undefined politics, and a sistematic violation of fundamental Human Rights, it seems Ethiopian Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki apparently found a solution for a new hope in the region ...

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