[JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders on Wednesday joined special rapporteurs from the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) [official websites] in urging governments around the world to stop reprisals against individuals and groups seeking to cooperate with UN and regional human rights mechanisms. In a statement, UN special rapporteur Margaret Sekaggya [CV, PDF], along with rapporteurs Reine Alapini-Gansou [official profile] and Jose de...

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