Americas: Defenders under attack! Promoting sexual and reproductive rights in the Americas
Exercising the right to defend and promote human rights remains a dangerous activity in the Americas. In this report, Amnesty International looks at the specific situation of sexual and reproductive rights defenders in the region. This group of defenders face particular challenges in their work which challenges traditional socio-cultural norms on the roles of women and men and on gender identity and sexual orientation and because they address issues that are still considered taboo.
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- Egypt: Release activist sentenced after unfair and politically motivated trials: Ahmed Douma
- France: Facing trial for protesting peacefully: Frédéric Vuillaume
- Iraq/Kurdistan Region-Iraq: Further information: Highest court upholds prison sentence: Sherwan Sherwani, Guhdar Zebari, Hariwan Isaa, Ayaz Karam and Shvan Saeed