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Here you will find the latest on human rights topics and events from the worldwide network of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR), as well as the ‘ISHR Newsletter’. Photo: UN Photo/Marie Frenchon

Appeals for help from Belarus. You too can do something that easy!

There is a danger that the Belarusian topic will finally go off the radar since the West has its own current news: elections in the USA, the coronavirus, local protests in Poland, and others. Plus, foreign journalists from Belarus were expelled and deprived of their accreditations. Who will write from the scene?

Alexander Kordjukov remains in custody

Absurd looking pictures from Minsk: Dictator Aleksandr Lukashenka met with about twelve political prisoners in the KGB prison for talks. The power over published pictures and the staging was of course Lukaschenka’s.

ISHR Newsletter • September 2020

The pandemic continuous to provide challenges each and every day. It impacts on our daily lives – especially in countries where Freedom of Expression and human rights are treated badly. Some political leaders even try to take advantage of the lockdown prosecuting opposition party members and continue shrinking spaces for civil society.

Appeal to the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan

In a letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and the President of the Republic of Armenia, Armen Vardanovich Sargsyan, the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) has expressed its concern about the renewed military confrontation between the two countries.

IGFM Iraqi section news and activities July – August 2020

The Corona virus pandemic completely changed society and changed the pattern and behavior of individuals within society, including the pattern of NGOs working way and humanitarian aid, for that we are as Iraqi section of IGFM kept work on awareness raising and advocacy for human rights through media and participation of online conferences and debates, below are some activities.

ISHR Australia: President’s Report 2019–2020

The current International and local outlook in Human Rights has continued to deteriorate. While the aftermath of many conflicts Internationally continues to create enormous numbers of refugees Worldwide Australia’s response continues to be very harsh.

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Guest lecture on human trafficking at the University of Cologne

The President of the International Council of the International Society for Human Rights, Thomas Schirrmacher, gave a lecture on “Human Trafficking – The Return of Slavery” in Lecture Hall XII of the University of Cologne at the invitation of the student association ‘campus connect’.

Human Trafficking Experts visit Brick Factory Slaves in Lahore

The President of the International Council of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) and author of the book ‘Human Trafficking’ has sought out brick factories near Lahore, Pakistan where slaves working under the most degrading conditions are producing bricks.

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