Resource: Rights at Risk – New report from Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs)
June 23, 2017 – 12:31 pm | Comments Off on Resource: Rights at Risk – New report from Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs)

The trend is unmistakable and deeply alarming:

In international human rights spaces, religious fundamentalists are now operating with increased impact, frequency, coordination, resources, and support.
Anti-rights actors are chipping away at the very content and structure of …

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Saudi Arabia commutes Sri Lanka Domestic Workers’ sentence of execution to imprisonment
December 24, 2015 – 4:22 am | Comments Off on Saudi Arabia commutes Sri Lanka Domestic Workers’ sentence of execution to imprisonment
Saudi Arabia commutes Sri Lanka Domestic Workers’ sentence of execution to imprisonment

23 December 2016
The life of a Sri Lankan maid due to be stoned to death in Saudi Arabia for adultery has been spared, Sri Lanka’s foreign ministry says.
She will instead be imprisoned, Sri Lankan Deputy …

Documentary: The Reformer of Wringin Sukowono (Indonesia)
December 8, 2015 – 7:03 am | Comments Off on Documentary: The Reformer of Wringin Sukowono (Indonesia)
Documentary: The Reformer of Wringin Sukowono (Indonesia)

This video, created by Institute for Women’s Empowerment, tells the story of the struggles of Najma Milla and her husband Nurul to establish an Islamic boarding school (pesantren) which is at the same time a …

Take All Possible Measures To Revoke Death Sentence On Sri Lankan Domestic Worker: Sri Lankan CSOs Tell Govt
December 4, 2015 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Take All Possible Measures To Revoke Death Sentence On Sri Lankan Domestic Worker: Sri Lankan CSOs Tell Govt
Take All Possible Measures To Revoke Death Sentence On Sri Lankan Domestic Worker: Sri Lankan CSOs Tell Govt

3 December 2015
185 Civil Society activists and 40 organisations have today urged the respective authorities to take all possible measures to revoke the death sentence and ensure the migrant worker’s safe return to Sri Lanka.
A 45 …

En vidéo : Le harcèlement sexuel dans la rue, parlons-en!
December 1, 2015 – 7:52 pm | Comments Off on En vidéo : Le harcèlement sexuel dans la rue, parlons-en!
En vidéo : Le harcèlement sexuel dans la rue, parlons-en!

Qu’est ce le harcèlement sexuel ? C’est la question qui a été posée par des activistes de la société civile dans la rue aux passants et plusieurs d’entre eux n’ont pas su répondre…

Bien que …

URGENT ACTION: Call on Saudi Arabia to Stop Execution by Stoning of Sri Lankan Domestic Worker
December 1, 2015 – 4:18 pm | Comments Off on URGENT ACTION: Call on Saudi Arabia to Stop Execution by Stoning of Sri Lankan Domestic Worker

UPDATE on 23 December 2015:
Saudi Arabian court has commuted the sentence of death by stoning to an imprisonment term.

Excerpts from various news:

BBC: The life of a Sri Lankan domestic worker due to be stoned to …