On a daily basis ahead of the informal ‘Gymnich’ meeting of EU international affairs ministers in Vienna, females peoples legal rights defenders from El Salvador, Poland, Indonesia, Kenya, Austria, Syria and Russia will satisfy EU representatives to need greater security and help with their work amid increasing assaults on other activists.
Talking 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, females peoples liberties defenders frequently suffer horrific reprisals when fighting for justice and liberties. Way too usually these women that are courageous who work with good modification, face threats, beatings, imprisonment and also death. It really is 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 right here to remind us that the EU can and really should simply simply take every possibility to help ladies individual legal rights defenders.