Daily prior to the informal ‘Gymnich’ meeting of EU international affairs ministers in Vienna, ladies human being liberties defenders from El Salvador, Poland, Indonesia, Kenya, Austria, Syria and Russia will satisfy EU representatives to need greater security and support with their work amid increasing assaults on other activists.
Speaking prior to the 29 event, which will take place from 13:00 to 18:15, at the Haus der Europaischen Union, Wipplingerstrasse 35, 1010 Vienna, Guadalupe Marengo, Head of Global Human Rights Defenders Programme at Amnesty International, said august:
“From Afghanistan to Egypt and through the Republic that is democratic of to Brazil, ladies peoples legal rights defenders frequently suffer horrific reprisals whenever fighting for justice and liberties. Much too often these courageous women, who work with good modification, face threats, beatings, imprisonment as well as death. It’s our responsibility to face in solidarity using them.”
Guadalupe Marengo, Head of Global Human Rights Defenders Programme at Amnesty Overseas
“These courageous women can be right here to remind us that the EU can and may just just take every chance to support females human legal rights defenders. That is important as human being liberties defenders across the globe are dealing with unprecedented degrees of persecution and demonization. Our company is residing in an age where those that dare to claim justice and liberties are increasingly being attacked and targeted as opposed to protected and supported. Continue reading