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By nsnbc On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Venezuela Defends Human Rights Gains Before UNHRC

Lucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuela testified before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Tuesday, defending the country’s advances in human rights under the Bolivarian Revolution amid allegations More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Internationally Weaponized NGOs and Proposed Israeli Legislation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Cabinet of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to propose legislation to regulate and limit the rights of foreign-funded NGOs. The proposed bill reflects a growing, international More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Colombia Ceasefire in Effect from January 1, 2016 – Final Peace by March 23 Unlikely

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : On January 1, 2016 the bilateral ceasefire between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – Peoples Army (FARC-EP) comes into effect. A final peace More...

Leopoldo Lopez in Miami, USA, lobbying for the overthrow of the "Venezuelan regime". Image courtesy of VEPPEX.
By nsnbc On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Venezuelan Judge Sentences Leopoldo Lopez for Role in 2014 Violence

Lucas Koerner (VA) : A Venezuelan judge sentenced far right opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to 13 years and nine months in prison Thursday evening for his role in leading last year’s violent anti-government protests. Venezuelan More...

By IMEMC On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

DCI: UN Shields Israel From Accountability For Atrocities Against Children

IMEMC : Defense for Children International – Palestine Branch (DCIP), issued a statement expressing deep concern regarding the decision of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to exclude the Israeli army from the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Putin signs “undesirable NGOs” Bill into Law

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill, enabling the designation of foreign and foreign-funded NGOs as undesirables after the bill passed both the Lower and Upper House of More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Russian Lawmakers crack down on foreign “undesirables”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian lawmakers have backed draft legislation for the prosecution of “undesirable” foreigners and foreign-financed non-governmental organizations on the grounds of “national More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

HRW urges Egypt to probe ‘dozens’ of deaths in custody

TCP : Human Rights Watch called on Egyptian authorities Wednesday to investigate the deaths of detainees over the past year in a report titled “Egypt: Rash of Deaths in Custody, Holding Police Accountable Key More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Morsi and Co Espionage Trial near Conclusion

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The espionage trial against ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 35 co-defendants is nearing its conclusion. The next trial date is set for January 31 where after the court will More...