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Manifestations Bujumbura - Desire Nimbona IRIN - 2015

Burundi: Lawyers mobilise to defend the rights of arrested persons

19 May 2015

While the situation remains tense in Burundi, Burundian lawyers are pressing ahead with an active campaign to provide legal assistance. Mr Salvator Kiyuku, president of the bar association at Bujumbura Court of Appeal, explains the background to this operation initiated by the bar association and supported by ASF. Continue reading

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No legal existence equals no rights for Congolese citizens

15 May 2015

Lubero, DR Congo – Registration of births – and marriages – is vital for the establishment of citizens’ rights. This is the message that was shared by ASF and its partners with more than 6,000 people living in Lubero, North Kivu. Continue reading

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Tunisia: concerns about draft Security Bill

13 May 2015

ASF and a dozen other international non-governmental organisations for the defence of human rights raise the alarm about the risks associated with the passing of a security bill. The bill before the Tunisian parliament concerns state secrets and the “denigration” of the security forces. Some of its provisions pose a threat to freedom of expression. ASF is calling for this bill to be brought into line with international standards and the Tunisian Constitution. Continue reading

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