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Debate around Amnesty International’s proposal to decriminalize prostitution

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Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, explained that “[s]ex workers are one of the most marginalized groups in the world who in most instances faces constant risk of discrimination, violence and abuse. Our global movement paved the way for adopting a policy for the protection of the human rights of sex workers which will help shape Amnesty International’s future work on this important issue.”

Alison Des Forges Prize awards four outstanding human rights defenders

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Human Rights Watch organized the ceremony attributing the renowned Alison Des Forges Prize which pays tribute to a few remarkable activists who have devoted their lives to the defence of human rights.

Commemorating Srebrenica massacre 20 year-anniversary: not an easy exercice for all

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“How could we – all of us in the UN at the time – have been so foolish as not to anticipate their murder?  How could we have made so many mistakes?  And still today not properly understand them, nor even have taken the right corrective measures to avoid their repetition. “

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