Front Line Defenders has launched a new promotional campaign using outdoor advertising and social media to highlight the exceptional work being done by all 6 finalists for this year's Front Line Defenders Award.
All tickets have been sold for the Inaugural Front Line Defenders Annual Lecture by Professor Noam Chomsky which will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 03 April 2013 at the RDS Concert Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Dr Ahmed Shaheed, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Iran, will be in Ireland on 4 and 5 March 2013 ahead of a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. On 5 March 2013 at 19.00 the Special Rapporteur will be giving a special talk on the current human rights situation in Iran in Trinity College Dublin.
Human rights defender Elia Escobedo Garcia visits Ireland this week to discuss 'Blood Rising', a powerful new film which documents and explores the issues around the killing and disappearance of women in Chihuahua, Mexico.