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· May, 2011

Stories about Human Rights from May, 2011

31 May 2011

“Shame for Brazil” Forest Defender Couple Murdered

Six months after he predicted his own murder in TEDx Amazônia, the environmentalist José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva was assassinated together with his wife in an ambush possibly articulated by...

CEE Bankwatch Network campaign against EBRD practices

Global: Amnesty International Celebrates 50 Years

India: Missing Children, Trafficking And Growth Of Child Slavery

India: New Internet Rules – Unregulated Power To The Government

30 May 2011

Azerbaijan: Interview with released video blogging activist Emin Milli

Vietnam: Ben Tre activists convicted

Australia: SlutWalks Spread the Word

Following Toronto’s lead, Australians have started a series of SlutWalks with Melbourne’s first march on 28 May. The catchphrase: Make it known that those who experience sexual assault are never...

Serbia: Mladic Arrest Update

Kenya: Catholic Church Should Cleanse Its House

China: Detained Rights Lawyer Interrogated About Sex Life

After three months in detention, Chinese lawyer Li Tiantian described on Twitter how her interrogators used intimate details of her personal life to harass her. In the past months, more...

Zimbabwe: On Journalism and Sexual Harassment

France: #frenchrevolution in photos and videos

Senegal: Debate on Nafissatou Diallo's Accusations Against DSK

Lebanon: Mapping sexual harassment

Syria: Light a Candle for Syria

29 May 2011

Indonesia: Tweeting a trial on religious violence

Azerbaijan: Twitter as a tool for activism

Costa Rica: Sex Abuse Prison Sentence Raises Concerns About Justice System

The sentencing of a 39 year old cabinet-maker to four and a half years of prison for sexually assaulting a woman during the daytime by touching her genitals in public...

Russia: Moscow Pride 2011

RuNet Echo

This year's Moscow Gay Pride event ended in clashes almost as soon as it began, at least 18 gay rights activists and 14 of their opponents are reported to have...

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