Thursday, July 25, 2013

Human Rights Update July 19-25

Miriam, human rights defender, 1947-2012
China has been hyperactive recently in human rights violations and this will be reflected in this week's post.
We have activists at risk of torture.
A family is in danger of forced repatriation to North Korea.
Six human rights defenders face the risk of torture.

Please act on these cases. Faxes in China are iffy at best even in the offices of high officials. If fax does not work, letters in envelopes do get through.

Labor Issue: Coca-Cola claims to be an enlightened corporation. Call on them to prove it across their supply chain.

Pussy Riot are asking for parole. Please support them.

Seven members of the Russian band Pussy Riot, Russian Federation, January 2012. © Игорь Мухин

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