1. Ban of 54 civil society groups threatens to seriously hamper the right to freedom of association in Uganda compounding the already afflicting restrictions on civic space.

Click to Read More: Human Rights Watch

  1. Activists call for repeal of the National Plan for Special Education adopted by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro last September, to honor the international human rights obligation of Brazil.

Click to Read More: Human Rights Watch

  1. Hakainde Hichilema’s appointment as the new Zambian President renews ray of hope for improving the human rights’ situation in the country.

Click to Read More: Amnesty International

  1. The Polish and Latvian government asked to intervene and provide help to the migrants camped on the Belarus border by the European Court of Human Rights.

Click to Read More: Reuters

  1. Sanctions imposed on an Eritrean official by the United States over grave human rights abuse carried out in the conflict in Tigray region of Ethiopia.

Click to Read More: Reuters

  1. The UNHRC has adopted a resolution on strengthening the protection and promotion of Human Rights and has asked for transparent and prompt investigation into all reports of human rights violation in Afghanistan along with other measures to promote the same.

Click to Read More: OHCHR

  1. The UN human rights experts again urged the Cambodian government to stop its harassment of human rights activists.

Click to Read More: OHCHR

  1. The Decree-Law 35 and accompanying legislation passed by the Cuban Government have threatened freedom of online expression including the right to privacy of the users.

Click to Read More: Human Rights Watch

  1. Enforced disappearances added as a new tactic of repression against the people in Nicaragua already suffering from the human rights crisis since April 2018.

Click to Read More: Amnesty International

  1. People protest and ask Brazil’s Congress to reject the draft Marco Temporal ‘PL 490/2007’ bill as  it poses a threat to hundreds of indigenous territories, hundreds of thousands of indigenous people and dozens of uncontacted tribes.

Click to Read More: Human Rights Watch

News Collated by: Shatakshi Kakkar

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