Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2018 on HRDs

Global Analysis 2018, the annual Front Line Defenders Global Analysis, details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced by HRDs and women human rights defenders (WHRDs). December 2018 marked the 20th Anniversary of the HRD Declaration and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but HRDs around the world continue to face lethal threats from state, non-state, and corporate actors in their peaceful struggles for rights.

UNODC Executive Director welcomes governments’ decision on review mechanism for Palermo Convention

  https://www.facebook.com/unodc/videos/2167954610122723/?t=0   VIENNA, 19 October – Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, today welcomed the agreement of Member States to strengthen action against organized crime under the Palermo Convention. The ninth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime Read more about UNODC Executive Director welcomes governments’ decision on review mechanism for Palermo Convention[…]

DOES CRIME STILL PAY?

  By Europol Press Release From 2010 to 2014, 2.2% of the estimated proceeds of crime were provisionally seized or frozen, and 1.1% of the criminal profits were finally confiscated at EU level, according to a recent report penned by Europol’s Asset Recovery Unit, in cooperation with the Asset Recovery Offices of EU Member States. Read more about DOES CRIME STILL PAY?[…]

Arkady Babchenko’s fake death : Ukraine blames Russia for planning it

Arkady Babchenko, a 41 years-old  Russian journalist who frequently criticised the Kremlin reported to have been killed on Tuesday 29 May. Nevertheless, on Wednesday  31th May, he shocked the public when he appeared alive at a press conference organized by the Ukrainian state security service. Ukrainian authorities first announced that Babchenko was shot three times Read more about Arkady Babchenko’s fake death : Ukraine blames Russia for planning it[…]