Since 26 January more than 100 unarmed civilians have been killed in protests. AFF urges the African Union Commission to appoint a high-level African woman to be part of the team that will facilitate the resolution of the political crisis in Madagascar and to ensure the equal participation of Malagasy women and their organizations in the subsequent political processes, including elections.
Le 21 décembre 2008, le siège du Centre des défenseurs des droits de l’’Homme, à Téhéran, organisation membre de la FIDH en Iran, a été brutalement perquisitionné sans mandat d’un juge et fermé par la police.
The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources about the release on bail of Ms. Esha Momeni, a member of the One Million Signatures Petition Campaign and a graduate student at the California State University Northridge.
Riot police in Harare, on the morning of Monday 27 October, descended on hundreds of women who were peacefully protesting over the delayed conclusion of the peace talks between Zimbabwe’s three major political parties.