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Image: On 10 November, the 2end UPR review of Georgia started at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. 
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UN: Georgia’s human rights record under scrutiny

On 10 November, over 70 States questioned Georgia’s human rights record at the UPR review. Progress in certain areas was acknowledged by most, whilst worries in some key areas, such as gender equality and violence against women and torture in detention facilities, were raised by many, echoing the submissions made by civil society in view of this review. 11 Nov 2015 »

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Dissenting statement challenges legitimacy of Azerbaijan election

The authorities in Azerbaijan have failed to silence and control all of PACE’s international observation mission, as they have done so effectively with the opposition within the country. 03 Nov 2015 »

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A demand for justice and the end to impunity

The Human Rights House Network marks November 2nd, the International Day to End Impunity, by demanding justice for all journalists who have been killed because of their work, and calling for the removal of impunity to create safer environments for journalists to operate in. 02 Nov 2015 »

Image: PACE must consider the wider picture in Azerbaijan, not just a controlled snapshot of election day

PACE must consider the wider picture in Azerbaijan, not just a controlled snapshot of election day

HRHN fears PACE’s election observation mission to Azerbaijan risks government control and unduly legitimising an illegitimate election. 28 Oct 2015 »

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Unique opportunity to support human rights defenders

On the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations, the UN General Assembly must take this opportunity to strongly reaffirm its support for human rights defenders. 27 Oct 2015 »

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