Every day prior to the informal ‘Gymnich’ meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Vienna, females individual legal rights defenders from El Salvador, Poland, Indonesia, Kenya, Austria, Syria and Russia will satisfy EU representatives to need greater security and help with regards to their work amid increasing assaults on other activists.
Speaking in front of 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 individual legal rights defenders frequently suffer horrific reprisals whenever fighting for justice and liberties. Much too usually these women that are courageous who work with good change, face threats, beatings, imprisonment as well as death. Its our responsibility to face in solidarity using them.”
Guadalupe Marengo, Head of Worldwide Human Rights Defenders Programme at Amnesty Overseas
“These courageous women can be right right here to remind us that the EU can and may simply simply take every chance to help females human being liberties defenders. Continue reading