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Image: Deteriorating human rights in “Russianised” Crimea needs international scrutiny

Deteriorating human rights in “Russianised” Crimea needs international scrutiny

At the United Nations, Human Rights House Foundation highlighted the increasing “Russianisation” of Crimea, and the human rights violations as a consequence, and called on the international community to further scrutinise the human rights situation in Crimea. Furthermore, all parties in the on-going conflict in Eastern Ukraine must fulfil their obligations under international human rights law. 27 Sep 2016 »

Image: Amid Azerbaijan’s suppression of public debate, no vote is free and fair 
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Amid Azerbaijan’s suppression of public debate, no vote is free and fair

The referendum in Azerbaijan comes during only the latest wave of detentions and arrests against activists and journalists by the Azerbaijani authorities, and amid international criticism of the process and political environment during the electoral period, as well as of the amendments themselves. 27 Sep 2016 »

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