Women human rights defenders

13 Sep 2023
At a press conference on Saturday (9 September), Protection International and a panel of women human rights defenders called on the new government to strengthen its anti-Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) measures to protect human rights.
17 Apr 2023
Following the arrest of Elizabeth Tang, General Secretary of International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) and former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HCKTU), members, partners and allies of APWLD renew calls for Asia-Pacific governments to end all forms of attacks, release and drop the trumped up charges against all women human rights defenders in the region.
16 Mar 2023
Prosecutors in Thailand should immediately drop criminal defamation charges brought against three human rights defenders by Thammakaset Company for their support of other activists facing criminal charges, and the Thai government should repeal criminal defamation law and strengthen anti-SLAPP measures, said Human Rights Watch.
7 Jun 2020
Over 50 groups and 20 individuals urge the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights and the UNWG and other agencies working on Business and Human Rights to intervene and highlight the ongoing situation of judicial harassment against women and men Human Rights Defenders (W/HRDs) in Thailand.
5 Feb 2020
On 4 February, Protection International (PI) launched the “Art for Resistance: Quilt of Women Human Rights Defenders” exhibition of 54 quilts by 52 women and 2 men human rights defenders from all over Thailand, at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC).
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