Stories about Human Rights from October, 2017
Freedom of expression and press freedom are under attack in Algeria.
"You have been blind to the facts that she was a victim of a child marriage and became a successful model and a biker without any support from the family"
With only three years to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, the Japanese government will have to work quickly to make the games truly barrier-free.
"These #farmers are not begging for favors or asking for alms, they are demanding what is their genuine right."
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Is Free Speech an ‘Empty Promise’ in Singapore? Activists Bristle After Police Detain Performance Artist
Under Singapore’s strict Public Order Act, a single person can be held liable for participating in an illegal assembly.
Hisham Al-Omeisy is a crucial voice on the ongoing war in Yemen, and its humanitarian cost.
Despite efforts of the Philippine government to sabotage the event, organizers estimated around 30,000 people braved the rains to join the rally against human rights abuses.
"...it is giving voices to these indigenous women and not placing any judgement on the story they want to tell through this figure of Deer Woman."
The shuttering of a Serbian newspaper led to physical protest and an online blackout with 150 participating websites.
"[Our legal team] will exhaust all available means and legal resources at its disposal to pursue justice for the thousands of victims of the Syrian conflict."
Ik ‘ta K'op Collective Supports the Technological Sovereignty of the Indigenous People in Mexico's Chiapas State
The project "aims to support the indigenous peoples in remote parts of the Mexican state of Chiapas to have access to [...] technologies to meet their communication and participation needs."