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“Not one migrant worker should have to die to make a World Cup possible. Yet in Qatar, thousands have.” - @hrw’s @MinkysHighjinks told journalists today. "The harms that have taken place cannot be undone. Remedy is the least FIFA can do.” #PayUpFIFA #2MonthCountdown
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#China last min effort to gut int'l comm of experts #Ethiopia fails & mandate is renewed. Many @UN_HRC members send an impt message that indpt investigations of atrocities committed over the past 2 years will continue & that those responsible could one day be held to account
#HRC51 | Draft resolution A/HRC/51/L.19 on the situation of human rights in #Ethiopia was ADOPTED.
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Did the world ignore a key warning from Russia in 2006? Read today's Daily Brief, written by @astroehlein, to find out: bddy.me/3CAIMBR
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We can still avert the dystopian future facing us and future generations. We need #ClimateCrisis action from #COP27.
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Coincidentally, today when Memorial received Noble Price it also brought a poignant exhibition “Daddy’s Letters’ documenting Stalinist repression to Tbilisi Georgia.
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Iranian singer Shervin Hajipour's song “Baraye” — "Because Of” — “puts decades of depression, hurt and anger into simple words.” It amassed 40 million views online before authorities forced him to take it down and arrested him the next day. wapo.st/3SDWOZV
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Memorial's Nobel win, after decades of painstaking work documenting historical crimes of the state and modern Russia's worst rights abuses, is in many ways an award for Natalia Estemirova. She was murdered in Chechnya in 2009 shortly after Ramzan Kadyrov threatened her.
My mum was Memorial and Memorial was my mum. She worked tirelessly to help the victims of the Russian war in Chechnya and hold the criminal regime to account. I wish she could be here to share this triumph with her colleagues. But everything we do, we do in her memory.
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The Center for Civil Liberties @ccl_ua have worked tirelessly documenting war crimes in Ukraine. I am so proud to know you, Sasha ⁦@avalaina, you and your colleagues are amazing and truly inspiring. Congratulations
I am so incredibly proud of you @avalaina and the Center of Civil Liberties! 💙💛 you are a real inspiration
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BREAKING: #HRC51 just voted to create a dedicated Special Rapporteur on human rights in #Russia. This is a recognition of the fight for human rights of many Russian defenders, activists and citizens despite a decade of escalating repression. Our take 👇
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Debate on creating a @UNHumanRights special rapporteur for #Russia now underway in #Geneva. Moscow's ambassador suggests it's all western politics - but russian human rights defenders say it would be a beacon of hope for them.
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And here's Ukraine's Centre for Civil Liberties' English language website, showing all the great work they are doing despite hugely challenging circumstances @hrw @yuliagorbunova_ ://ccl.org.ua/en/
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Replying to @NobelPrize
Ales Beliatski, the head of Belarusian leading rights group @viasna96, is among those awarded #NobelPeacePrize today. Ales will hear the news form behind bars. What a powerful message of solidarity with Ales, Viasna and Belarusian civil society fighting for rights and democracy.
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Russia's leading human rights group @enMemorial is also the joint winnner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Here's a @HRW commentary on Memorial's closure in late 2021 hrw.org/news/2021/12/30/clos…
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Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski received the Nobel Peace Prize. He's been behind bars for over a year.
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Today’s Noble Prize for Peace is a powerful gesture of international solidarity with human rights defenders under attack.
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Wonderful news! This year's Nobel Peace Prize shows that standing up for human rights and democracy is tough, needs courage but is the right thing to do. Congratulations to Ales Bialiatski of Belarus, @EnMemorial of Russia and Centre for Civil Liberties of Ukraine @ccl_ua @HRW
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BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2022 #NobelPeacePrize to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties. #NobelPrize
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Great news. Excellent choices, highlighting the centrality of respect for human rights in fostering democracy, human security and peace.
BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2022 #NobelPeacePrize to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties. #NobelPrize
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It is so touching to see our friend & colleague Ales Bialiatski awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today - together with @EnMemorial and the Center for Civil Liberties @ccl_ua. #Belarus should free Ales and several other @Viasna96 colleagues unjustly jailed. nobelprize.org/
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It's wonderful - wonderful! - that the Nobel Committee is recognizing these courageous human rights defenders from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine for the #NobelPeacePrize.
BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2022 #NobelPeacePrize to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties. #NobelPrize
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