Taking Stock of the UN Human Rights Council’s 26th Session: Joint Statement by ISHR, CIHRS and NGOs from around the world

In United Nations Human Rights Council by CIHRS

On the last day of the 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council NGOs from around the world called on the UN Rights Council to take stronger measures to protect human rights defenders, and called for immediate and unconditional release of “seven women human rights defenders recently arrested in Egypt for exercising their right to peaceful protest, as well as that of the three Al-Jazeera journalists”.