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Across the globe human rights defenders face various forms of persecution in their everyday struggle for human rights
In Honduras an anonymous tip off alerts members of Cofadeh that their Director Bertha Oliva, and other prominent human rights defenders, are on a death list.
In Armenia Mr Arshaluys Hakobyan of the Helsinki Association is taken into custody and beaten.
In Thailand Ms Angkhana Neelaphaijit who is the chairperson of the Working Group on Justice and Peace (WGJP) and wife of the missing human rights lawyer, Somchai Neelaphaijit, who disappeared on 12 March 2004 in Bangkok, is subjected to an ongoing campaign of harassment and intimidation.
These few cases are typical of the thousands of human rights defenders who dedicate their lives and risk their personal security in defence of the rights of others.
Your support will help them to create more just and equal societies for all. These are the people with the power to change the world.
Send an international appeal and you can help protect human rights defenders
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- - Thompson Ade Bayor, lawyer and human rights defender, Liberia