NGO Defenders

Non-Governmental Organisations working on Human Rights Defenders Colombia: Human Rights Defenders under threat – National and international campaign for the right to defend human rights The aim of our campaign is to bring sustained and coordinated pressure on the Colombian government to achieve a positive, lasting and significant change for the country’s human rights defenders. Areas of focus: – Impunity in cases involving defenders. – Misuse of state intelligence against [...]
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NGO Human Rights

Non-Governmental Organisations working on Human Rights Human Right Internet HRI is dedicated to the empowerment of human rights activists and organizations, and to the education of governmental and intergovernmental agencies and officials and other actors in the public and private sphere, on human rights issues and the role of civil society. www.hri.ca Human Rights House Network A Human Rights House is a working community of human rights organisations. The purpose [...]
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Intergovernmental Organisations

Intergovernmental and International Organisations UHCR- Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders The mandate on the situation of human rights defenders was established in 2000 by the Commission on Human Rights (as a Special Procedure) to support implementation of the 1998 Declaration on human rights defenders. In March 2008, the Human Rights Council, with resolution 7/8 decided to continue the mandate on human rights defenders for a period [...]
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Forced Displacement

Forced Displacemenet and Shelter Brookings-Bern IDP project Over the past decade, tens of millions of people have been forced from their homes by armed conflict, internal strife, and systematic violations of human rights but remain within the borders of their own countries. The Project on Internal Displacement was created to promote a more effective national, regional and international response to this global problem and to support the work of the [...]
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Defenders and Security

Human rights defenders and their security Human Rights Network International This site is a collection of the most important international documents related to human rights: instruments, case law, articles, bibliographic references, Internet sites, reports and human rights actors. On the website you will find, classified by theme, full texts of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and of the [...]
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Human Rights Consultants

Human Rights Consultants Chris Collier – Human Rights Consultant Homepage of Chris Collier, an independent consultant based in The Hague, The Netherlands. He works with international and national non-governmental organizations and with governments to design, implement and evaluate strategies to promote and protect human rights. In particular, he aims to promote the rights of human rights defenders. www.chriscollier.nl Human Rights Professionals Consolidating the Profession: The Human Rights Field Officer is [...]
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Asian Human Rights Charter Preamble (excerpt) : For long, especially during the colonial period, the peoples of Asia suffered from gross violations of their rights and freedoms. Today large sections of our people continue to be exploited and oppressed and many of our societies are torn apart by hatred and intolerance. Increasingly the people realize that peace and dignity are possible only when the equal and inalienable rights of all [...]
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