Women in solidarity with the people of Bolivia

Statement of the World March of the Women of the Americas  Faced with the coup d’état that the government of Evo Morales Ayma is experiencing, the World March of Women in the Americas region stands in solidarity with the Bolivian people. Faced with a new offensive by the bourgeois sectors of the country to destabilize …

Saudi Arabia: First female rights defender facing death penalty

Worldwide Movement for Human Rights Saudi Arabia: First female rights defender facing death penalty, to appear before Court on January 13 Paris-Geneva, January 11, 2019 – Human rights defender Israa Al-Ghomgham will appear before the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh on January 13, 2019 for participating in peaceful pro-democracy protests. After spending more than three years …

Amnesty International withdraws human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi

Proposed by Alexia Tsouni 12 November 2018, 17:29 UTC Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for. On 11 November, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Kumi Naidoo wrote …