In a joint campaign, Defend International and The Observatory urge the authorities of Bahrain to put an end to all forms of harassment, including at the judicial level, against Mr. Mohamed Al-Maskati and all members of the Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, marks Human Rights Day 2007 and launches a year-long campaign leading to the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Defend International participated in Mr. Al Gore’s acceptance ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. DI advisor was among the 1.000 people in the audience, featuring government officials, royalty, high-ranking international personalities and movie stars.
The Iraqi government has dismissed a warning that a possible catastrophic failure of the Mosul Dam, Iraq’s largest dam, can lead to at least 500,000 civilian deaths.
Confirmation of the sentence to death of Mr. Adnan Hasanpoor and Quashing of Mr. Abdel Wahd (Hiwa) Butimar’s case.
Defend International supported the International Poetry Prize Castello Di Duino and encouraged its members to participate if they met the qualifications of the conditions of participation as specified in the announcement received from Professor Gabriella Valera Gruber.