Palestinian Authority must investigate enforced disappearances

31 August 2010

The families of six men are still waiting for news on their relatives eight years after they went missing while detained by the Palestinian Authority.

Truth, justice and reparations for disappearances in Nepal

23 August 2010

Despite promises made by political parties as part of the peace process, no one has been prosecuted for over 1,300 disappearances during Nepal's 10-year conflict.

Put human rights at the heart of the global fight against poverty

23 July 2010

In 2000, countries around the world agreed to eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a global initiative to eradicate poverty by 2015.

Speak out for Somali journalists

22 July 2010

Use our phone blogging tool to record an audio message in support of journalists in Somalia, where more than 30 reporters have been killed by armed groups since 1992.

Stop the rule of fear in Gambia

20 July 2010

People from across the world are joining together to call on the government to uphold its people's basic rights.

Ensure convicted Azerbaijani bloggers receive fair appeal hearing

13 July 2010

Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli have used online networking tools, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, to spread information about the country's socio-political situation.

Demand better security for women in Nairobi’s slums

9 July 2010

Violence against women in Nairobi’s slums is widespread and goes largely unpunished because of ineffective policing.

Saudi Arabia must release or charge activist critical of the authorities

18 June 2010

Saudi Arabian human rights defender and Shi’a Muslim rights activist Munir Baqir al-Jessas has been detained since November 2009, possibly for his criticism of the authorities' treatment of the Shi’a community.

Stop forcible returns from Europe to Iraq

17 June 2010

More than seven years after the US-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussain, Iraq continues to be a dangerous place for many, with hundreds of civilians being killed or injured every month.

Stop the forced eviction of Roma in Slovakia

17 June 2010

Nearly 90 families face being forcibly evicted from their homes on the edge of the village of Plavecký Štvrtok, north of the capital Bratislava.

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