GENEVA (25 April 2019) – UN human rights experts have expressed grave concern at the revocation of the work permit for Mr. Omar Shakir, the Israel and Palestine Director of Human Rights Watch, urging Israel to reverse a deportation order
GENEVA (25 April 2019) – UN human rights experts said the rejection by Myanmar’s Supreme Court of a final appeal by two jailed Reuters journalists was a grave injustice, and represented a dark day for media freedoms and democracy in
French GENEVA (04 April 2019) – UN human rights experts* are urging the Government of Burundi to immediately release human rights defender Germain Rukuki, whose case awaits a decision by the Bujumbura Court of Appeal. Mr. Rukuki, a well-known activist
Australia has adopted a law that would penalize platforms and their executives for a failure to control what it calls “abhorrent violent material.” The law is deeply problematic, as was the extraordinarily compressed timeframe for its adoption (basically two days).