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Peru: Defend 2,074 Forcibly Sterilized Women (UA 158/16)

The right to justice of thousands of women - mainly peasant, Indigenous and Quechua-speaking women – who were sterilized against their will is at risk, after authorities failed to file charges against those responsible before the legal deadline passed.

July 7, 2016 The right to justice of thousands of women - mainly peasant, Indigenous and Quechua-speaking women – who were sterilized against their will is at risk, after authorities failed to file charges against those responsible before the legal deadline passed.   1) Please write immediately in Spanish or your own language:
  • Calling on the Public Prosecutor’s offic
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China: Walmart workers launch wildcat strikes across country

LabourStart headline - Source: The Financial Times
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Russian Federation: Provide Stanislav Klykh With Adequate Medical Treatment (UA 157/16)

Stanislav Klykh is currently in pre-trial detention after being sentenced on 26 May to 20 years in prison after an unfair trial. His mental condition, likely caused by torture and other ill-treatment which the Russian authorities are refusing to investigate, requires urgent attention and independent assessment.

July 6, 2016 Stanislav Klykh is currently in pre-trial detention after being sentenced on 26 May to 20 years in prison after an unfair trial. uaa15716.pdf uaa15716.docx

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France: Government forces labour bill through Parliament

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Algeria: End Mohamed Tamalt's Detention (UA 155/16)

A British-Algerian man is arbitrarily detained pending the outcome of his trial for “offending” Algeria’s president and other officials on Facebook. He has been on hunger strike since his arrest on 27 June. His next trial hearing is on 11 July.

July 5, 2016 A British-Algerian man is arbitrarily detained pending the outcome of his trial for “offending” Algeria’s president and other officials on Facebook. He has been on hunger strike since his arrest on 27 June. uaa15516.pdf uaa15516.docx

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Thailand: Release Seven Detained and Drop Charges Against 13 Activists (UA 156/16)

Ten students and three labour rights activists were arrested on 23 June for distributing leaflets about the forthcoming constitutional referendum in Thailand on 7 August. Seven of the students are detained in Bangkok Remand Prison.

July 5, 2016   Ten students and three labour rights activists were arrested on 23 June for distributing leaflets about the forthcoming constitutional referendum in Thailand on 7 August. uaa15616.pdf uaa15616.docx

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Israel/OPT: Release Hasan Ghassan Ghaleb Safadi (UA 154/16)

Israeli authorities arrested Palestinian human rights defender Hasan Ghassan Ghaleb Safadi on 1 May. He was due to be released on bail on 10 June but he has been placed under a six-month administrative detention, despite his parents paying the bail to the court. The detention order was confirmed on 28 June.

July 5, 2016 Israeli authorities arrested Palestinian human rights defender Hasan Ghassan Ghaleb Safadi on 1 May. He was due to be released on bail on 10 June but he has been placed under a six-month administrative detention, despite his parents paying the bail to the court. uaa15416.pdf uaa15416.doc

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Iran: Jafar Azimzadeh released after 62-day hunger strike

LabourStart headline - Source: The Media Express
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UK: Unions prepare for new Corbyn campaign after revolt

LabourStart headline - Source: The Guardian
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