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Nominations announced for 2007 Martin Ennals Award

The jury of the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders (MEA) has announced the nominations for the 2007 Award. The MEA, created in 1993, is granted annually to an individual or an organization who has displayed exceptional courage in combating human rights violations. This year’s...
Americas Discrimination

Mexico: Fear for safety/death threats

Lydia Cacho Ribeiro, president of the organization Centro Integral de Atención a las Mujeres (CIAM), Women’s Assistance Centre, and staff at three CIAM shelters around Mexico, have received a number of death threats as a result of their work to protect the rights of women and girls. CIAM...