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Anders Kompass resigns as chairman

The assignment at the authority is expected to continue in the spring of 2022, during the time that a regular director is appointed. – Having worked with human rights for most of my life, especially abroad,…

Jan 14, 2022

They take the fight when society fails

– We are well into the 2000s and many people here in Ukraine can not even get out on the street. Something is very wrong! Bogdan Boico is noticeably upset. He gestures and attracts the eyes…

Jan 10, 2022

The Swedish government should protest!

The two organizations Al Haq and Defense for Children International are two internationally recognized human rights organizations with close cooperation with the UN, the EU and international civil society organizations. They investigate and report on human…

Nov 29, 2021

Uprising in Swaziland brutally crushed

The anger against Mswati has grown for several years. The king has acted cold-hearted to the demands for democratic reforms made during the protests. What also angers the people is the king’s use of the state…

Jul 7, 2021

Comment: Violence in Palestine must end

Hundreds of Palestinians have been injured and many have been killed in recent days of violence, which has escalated since Israeli security forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque, one of Islam’s most sacred sites. Israel’s occupation…

May 11, 2021

Anders Kompass proposed as new chairman of IM

Anders Kompass has worked with development issues and human rights for almost 40 years, both in civil society, the UN system and as a diplomat. He has mediated between the government and the guerrilla in El…

Mar 26, 2021

’Case Manuela’ might change the legislation

Like many other poor women in rural El Salvador, Manuela lacked education. Her life was just hard work and she married early. She gave birth to two children at home because she lacked access to maternity…

Mar 9, 2021