Press Releases in Human Rights
[PRESSWIRE] Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 29.01.15 -- Muhammadu Buhari, a former Major General in the Nigerian military that is opposing President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s February 14th elections, could face charges of inciting violence that led to the killing of over 800 people in 2011, according to an Associated Press report.
[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 04.11.14 -- Nominations are now open for the annual Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2015.
[PRESSWIRE] Baku, Azerbaijan - 29.08.2014 -- Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory.
[PRESSWIRE] 18.07.2014 -- The European Court of Human Rights today found the Romanian government responsible for the death of 18-year old Valentin Câmpeanu in sub-zero temperatures in a psychiatric hospital in 2004. The ruling will have implications for legal systems across Europe as the Court clarified that NGOs could represent people with disabilities who died and where there was no one else to seek justice.
[PRESSWIRE] 26.11.2013 -- Countries including Russia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Belarus, Indonesia, Iran and Venezuela are abusing INTERPOL to persecute refugees, journalists and peaceful political activists, according to a report published today by Fair Trials International.
[PRESSWIRE] 21.05.2011 The International Operations Center for Children (IOCC) announced today that it has entered into an alliance with GateKeeper USA Inc., who has developed an automated device that will soon be available for all shipping containers.