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Image: “Any sources that speak out regarding 
threats or harm to the public interest 
should not face reprisals for doing so 
and must be protected in law and in practice" 
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CoE Secretary General proposes a mechanism to address reprisals against human rights defenders

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has proposed to establish a mechanism to strengthen the protection of human rights defenders in his third annual report. HRHN acknowledges and welcomes this proposal. 29 Apr 2016 »

Image: Sport for Rights have written letters to Pharrell Williams, Enrique Iglesias, and Chris Brown regarding their up-coming performances in Baku in connection to the grand prix urging them to take a stand for human rights and to “cancel your Baku performance, 
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Sports for Rights urges to performers to cancel Baku shows

In June, Azerbaijan will host the Formula One European Grand Prix, despite the on-going crackdown on human rights. The Sport for Rights campaign, of which Human Rights House Network is member, urges Pharell Williams, Enrique Iglesias and Chris Brown to cancel their proposed performances connected to the event. 28 Apr 2016 »

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