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The rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly were restricted. The police used excessive force, notably while enforcing COVID-19 restrictions. Health workers protested against the lack of PPE and poor conditions, while prisoners were at risk of COVID-19. Violence against women persisted.
Bangladesh Refugees

Wire Magazine January – March 2018

This time in Wire, read about the release of our colleague and friend Idil Eser, Director of Amnesty Turkey, who was arrested in Turkey for doing human rights work. Our feature tells the story of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Find out how young students in Norway started a fight to stop their...
Togo Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Togo: The participating states to the UPR review must call for the protection of the rights to freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression in Togo

Togo will be examined under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for the second time on 31 October 2016. Since Togo’s first UPR in 2011, the human rights situation on the ground has stagnated. The authorities have ignored, or only partially implemented, several of the recommendations and continued...