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  • #Stand4HRDs Update on Leyla Yunus

    On 9 December 2015, Leyla Yunus was released from detention and her 8.5-year prison sentence on charges of fraud and tax evasion was converted into a 5-year suspended sentence, following …Read More »
  • EU-NGO Forum 2015: Protecting & Promoting Civil Society Space

    On the 3rd and 4th of December, the 17th annual EU-NGO Forum was held in Brussels, bringing together over 200 representatives from civil society, governments and international institutions. The forum …Read More »
  • 09/09/2015: 

    HRDN member organisation Plan EU Office is organising a launch reception and photographic exhibition entitled ‘Goals for Girls Post-2015: Win, lose or draw?‘  on Monday 12 October 2015 (18.00-19.30) in Brussels. To …Read More »
  • 04/09/2015:

    HRDN’s Working Group on EU Internal Human Rights Policy has written to members of the European Parliament regarding the report on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014). …Read More »

'Women are rarely major players in the drug trade. They are recruited to perform low-level high-risk tasks' explains Aldo Lalé-Demoz @UNODC

Aldo Lalé-Demoz on drugs: @UNODC advocates for an approach that is health-oriented, not sanction-oriented, in line with human rights #UNGASS

Aldo Lalé-Demoz @UNODC 'Law enforcement must address the most serious drug offences, such as the financing of large scale drug trafficking'

#ipudrughearing Since negotiation drug conventions have learned a lot, data was scarce on how to prevent, HIV did not exist...

#ipudrughearing @OSFKasia question to MPs: How comfortable would you be with laws developed in the 1960ies? This is how old conventions are.

Strong statements from speakers at @IDPCnet event on #UNGASS reiterating that people, health & #humanrights must be centre of drug policy

#ipudrughearing: What would have happened if we had invested all these vast resources into preventive measures instead of the war on drugs?

BBC Persian - گرشاد، اپلیکیشنی برای دور زدن گشت ارشاد #ایران# bbc.com/persian/iran/2…

Judicial Officials in #Iran Suggest Kurdish Prisoner Will Get Temporary Leave if She Agrees to Televised Confession freedomhou.se/20mPkaU

Congrats to @NancyPelosi and Robert L. Bernstein – winners of #HumanRights and Freedom Defender Prize bit.ly/1PDgoRR

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Amb de Alba @ #ipudrughearing It is not only about the harm that drugs cause, but also about the harm that drug policies cause @IDPCnet @osf

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Amb de Alba at #ipudrughearing legal framework is not limited to drug conventions but includes others in particular human rights instruments

Innocent people often plead guilty to get out of #PreTrialDetention if they cannot pay bail: ow.ly/Y7nh2 #pleabargaining

Helping refugees grow "new roots" (literally & figuratively) in America: bit.ly/20kJGGq via @ModFarm pic.twitter.com/e03Dae3Bh6

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In #China, #pleabargaining often directly translates into a loss of defendants’ rights: ow.ly/Y7mSO


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