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26 year old Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi was kidnapped off the streets of Lahore in August 2015. , Facebook

Journalist Zeenat Shahzadi was recently recovered from a kidnapping. Rather than releasing her to her family, the Pakistani government is arbitrarily holding her in custody.

Ghana President elect Nana Akufo-Addo, of the New Patriotic Party, smiles on being declared the winner of the presidential election in Accra, Ghana, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016., Sunday Alamba / AP

34 NGOs call on the government of Ghana to ensure its citizens’ right to access to information.

Detained Cambodian land activist, Tep Vanny, center, from the Boeung Kak lake community is escorted by court security during a hearing at Appeals Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015., ASSOCIATED PRESS

67 NGOs call for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender Tep Vanny on the one-year anniversary of her detention.

Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.

NGOs around the world ask authorities to stop campaigns of repression against HRDs and civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa region

AP / Jon Gambrell

91 NGOs call on UAE to immediately and unconditionally release award-winning human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor

Protestors in Mexico City hold up signs demanding justice for slain journalist Miroslava Breach, Associated Press/ Eduardo Verdugo

IFEX members around the world denounce the alarming rate of journalist murders in Mexico and demand a thorough evaluation of existing protection mechanisms.

Imprisoned journalist Faisal Hayyat

48 human rights organizations have signed a letter asking King Hamad to cease its judicial harassment of human rights defenders and its violation of their right to freedom of expression.