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Khadija Ismayil awarded on World Press Freedom Day

Khadija Ismayil is an independent investigative journalist in Azerbaijan. Since 5 December 2014, she is behind bars in her country, solely due to her reporting. 02 May 2016 »

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" 
Copyright: Council of Europe

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 »

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