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IHRN Executive Committee Issues Public Statement Regarding Continuing Repression in Nicaragua
June 24, 2021

nic statement cropThe Executive Committee of the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies, for which the CHR serves as Secretariat, has issued a public statement calling on Nicaraguan authorities to put an end to repressive measures, including rights abuses against professional colleagues.  Read the full statement.

Webinar: Online Disinformation & Human Rights

Nobel Summit Panel Image 2On April 28, 2021, as part of the Nobel Prize Summit, the CHR hosted a virtual discussion examining the role of digital disinformation and media manipulation in entrenching societal inequalities, driving polarization, and eroding public trust. The speakers discussed possible human rights-based approaches to countering disinformation online. Watch the recording of the event.


Online Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals Under Threat

Confronting Rights Abuse with white borderTo help empower colleagues undergoing rights abuse, along with their families and other supporters, and to assist them in obtaining justice, the CHR has produced Confronting Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Supporting Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals Under Threat. This e-guide, specifically tailored to scientists, engineers, and health professionals, includes information on international human rights norms and complaint mechanisms, advocacy tools and strategies, and assistance providers.





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