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French academic Fariba Adelkhah jailed in Iran: consular access denied

A French-Iranian academic has been detained in Iran and the French government has demanded immediate consular access. The French foreign ministry called on the Iranian authorities to “shed full light” on Fariba Adelkhah's situation and allow diplomats to visit her. Adelkhah is best known for her book “Being Modern in Iran”, about changes in the country after the 1979 Islamic revolution.
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Hong Kong Extradition Law in Limbo – Call for Statutory Inquiry

Chris Yeung, chairperson of the Hong Kong Journalists Association gives an insight into the recent escalation of protests in Hong Kong over the introduction of the Extradition Bill. He highlights the anxiety of the Hong Kong people who face increasing threats to their freedoms from China.

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Friends of the Earth Norway

Secretary General of “Friends of the Earth Norway”, Maren Esmark, speaks of how human activity ‘has exceeded the tolerance limits of our planet’. Despite winning the European Green Capital Award for 2019, Norway is Western Europe’s largest oil producer, which continues to draw much …

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#EndStatelessness Kyrgyzstan is the first-ever country to end statelessness

The Kyrgyz Republic has eradicated statelessness in just 5 years from over 13000 to zero . Marin Roman, Regional Protection Officer for statelessness for the UNHCR, describes the impact of the #IBELONG campaign …

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Giving a future to the street kids of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia

Ananas Girmai, founder and director of PROCS (Protection, Respect and Opportunity for Children on the Street) talks about the importance of taking working children off the streets of Addis and providing them with full- time education. Formed in 2001, PROCS teaches children how to play …

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#BeARefugeeSponsor

#BeARefugeeSponsor calls for the expansion and diversification of the UK Community Sponsorship resettlement scheme of Syrian refugees as the numbers of those displaced increases.

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#NotBornARadical

#NotBornARadical aims at preventing radicalism and countering extremism. IOHR focus on challenges of rehabilitation and reintegration programmes and how empowering the youth is key.

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#DefendJournalists

According to Reporters Without Borders, 2018 was the most dangerous year on record to be a journalist. A total of 80 were murdered, 348 were imprisoned and a further 60 were taken hostage.

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#ChildrenNotProfit

#ChildrenNotProfit calls on the government to waive citizenship fees for children and aims to increase public awareness of the extortionate Home Office citizenship fees and the severe implications of these on children’s lives.

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#BrexitvsYourRights

#BrexitvsYourRights. Under the current UK Withdrawal Bill to exit the European Union Bill your rights are potentially at risk. IOHR tracks the impact on your human rights and raises awareness after this historical measure.

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#FreeRouhaniHostages

During President Hassan Rouhani’s tenure, Iran has failed to live up to his promise to improve human rights. Iran has jailed up to 30 dual-nationals since 2015 including 19 Europeans, 7 Americans and have used them as bargaining chips for political gains

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The Sudan Revolution is a Woman… and She’s Angry

It all started in December 2018 when thousands took to the streets of Khartoum in protest of Omar Al-Bashir’s oppressive, impoverishing and violent regime. What began as a demonstration against the rising costs of living had rapidly turned into a full-fledged revolution, through which the people were demanding the demise of Bashir’s dictatorship and the rise of democracy in Sudan … Read more →

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