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4 March marks the 7th International Open Data Day

Open Knowledge International Blog Sneak peek of Open Data Day: where will you be? March 2, 2017, by Lieke Ploeger This Saturday 4 March marks the 7th International Open Data Day. Groups from around the […]

Friday 3 March 2017

Responses to 5 “Alternative Facts” about the ICC

AMICC blog Confronted by an upsurge of “alternative facts” in today’s public knowledge, the American NGOs Coalition for the International Criminal Court (AMICC) helps us distinguish fact from falsehood where it concerns the International Criminal […]

Friday 3 March 2017

Resolution on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Kyrgyzstan

human rights and freedoms in Kyrgyzstan and consider that the upcoming Constitutional Refendum will negatively impact democratic principles of Kyrgyzstan, in particular the rule of law, the separation of powers, the independence of the judiciary, and human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Declaration of the FIDH Congress in solidarity with human rights defenders at risk

The 39th FIDH Congress, meeting in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) from 25 to 27 August 2016, wishes to express its solidarity and its support with human rights defenders who, across the planet, are subjected to harassment, attacks, repression and criminalization for promoting human rights [1].

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Statement of the International Board of FIDH: Put an immediate end to enforced disappearances

On this International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, FIDH and its member organisations call for an end to involuntary and enforced disappearances around the world, and for justice for victims and their families.

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Make way for Justice #2: 40 cases to understand universal jurisdiction

NGOs TRIAL, FIBGAR, ECCHR and FIDH publish for the second consecutive year their annual report on universal jurisdiction. Make way for Justice #2 reviews criminal cases which have, in 2015, involved this groundbreaking but underused […]

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Terror attack in Kabul: civilian deaths rise as impunity prevails, Press release FIDH- Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA

FIDH and its member organisation in Afghanistan Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Press Release Kabul, Paris, 20 April 2016 – FIDH and its member organisation in Afghanistan Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA strongly condemn the heinous terrorist attack that took place […]

Wednesday 20 April 2016

The UN calls on Uzbekistan to address a long list of women’s rights violations

FIDH Paris-Geneva – The United Nations has taken an important stand for women’s rights in Uzbekistan, consider FIDH and its member organisation “Fiery Hearts Club”. The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women […]

Monday 7 March 2016

Honduras: Murder of the prominent human rights defender Berta Cáceres

FIDH Paris-Geneva, March 3, 2016 – The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights, a joint FIDH-OMCT program, strongly condemns the murder of Ms Berta Cáceres, Leader of the Lenca indigenous community. This murder demonstrates […]

Monday 7 March 2016

OXFAM: A place at the table Safeguarding women‟s rights in Afghanistan

OXFAM Briefing Paper ‘Women want peace but not at the cost of losing our freedom again.’ Noorjahan Akbar, co-founder of Young Women for Change Women in Afghanistan have achieved real progress in areas such as political […]

Friday 4 March 2016