Ethiopia: Stop crack down on press

Ato Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Re: Ethiopia: Stop crack down on press Dear Ato Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for I came to know from Al Jazeera English that an Ethiopian court has jailed a journalist [...]

The Conclusions of the ICJ on the 8 December Trial (VIDEO)

The International Committe of Judicials, represented by Dr. J. Handmaker,  has published its findings and observations on the 11 May 2012 Trial, presided by Mrs C Valstein Montnor, president of the Court Martial, founded to try those individuals suspected of having committed crimes against humanity on 8 December 1982. The Main conclusions of the ICJ [...]

A Tweet To Mohammed

Hamza Kashgari, a 23-year old journalist and blogger from Saudi Arabia, is currently in jail in Jeddah awaiting trial on apostasy charges. On February 5, the day Moslems celebrated Mohammed’s birthday, Hamza sent the following tweet addressing the prophet: “On the day of your birthday, I won’t bow before you (…) I loved certain things [...]

MYANMAR: Demand open trial, retrial and dropping of contempt proceedings in case of Phyo Wai Aung

 Tun Tun Oo, Chief Justice, Office of the Supreme Court, Office No. 24, Naypyitaw, MYANMAR Re: MYANMAR: Demand open trial, retrial and dropping of contempt proceedings in case of Phyo Wai Aung Dear Chief Justice, I am writing to you concerning the case of Phyo Wai Aung, the young man whom the Myanmar Police Force [...]

Elliott Abrams’ Dark History in Latin America and the Struggle for Justice

Elliott Abrams, a former high level State Department official during the 1980s, testified last week that the Reagan administration knew that Argentina’s military junta was systematically stealing babies from murdered and jailed democracy activists and giving them to right-wing families friendly to the regime. In a meeting with the Junta’s ambassador in Washington on December [...]

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