11 February 2014
Aman Pouyamak is a poet and a writer. He published a clandestine magazine, working in secret with Afghan women during ...
10 February 2014
Seyyedeh Mojgan Mostafavi is the Deputy Minister for Women’s Affairs, and a Professor in the School of Journalism at Kabul University.
30 January 2014
Paris, Saint-Petersburg, 29 January 2014 — Over the last two years the Russian authorities have waged the largest offensive against freedom since the end of the (...)
21 January 2014
FIDH urges participants attending the Geneva II Conference on January 22 to secure unrestricted access to humanitarian aid throughout Syria, the release of peaceful (...)
16 January 2014
The brief arrest today of many leaders and activists members of the Union for National Salvation (USN), the main opposition parties’ coalition, and altercations that (...)
26 November 2013
The undersigned organizations express their utmost concerns as for the fate of tens of thousands of detainees in Syria and urge all parties to guarantee in all (...)
19 November 2013
While the Human Rights Council (HRCO) welcomes the release of journalists Million Degnew and Getachew Worku, we remain deeply concerned about the arbitrary nature of (...)
13 November 2013
In November 2013, the 68th session of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found the detention of Htin Kyaw arbitrary and requested reparation for his (...)
5 November 2013
“The murder of Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon is a despicable act that must not go unpunished”, declared nine human rights defence organisations, members of FIDH (...)
11 October 2013
Today, Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of FIDH member-organisation Odhikar, was finally released on bail from Kashimpur Jail 1.