Front Line's major new report “Strategies for Survival: Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Colombia, Indonesia and Zimbabwe,” documents these threats, and identifies the creative strategies that human rights defenders have developed to improve their security. By sharing lessons learned, the report can spread effective practices and encourage protection for these dedicated activists. The report is being launched today at 12.00pm in Buswell's Hotel
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Front Line's major new report “Strategies for Survival” documents the dangerous reality for human rights defenders in Indonesia, Zimbabwe and Colombia
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A top Indonesian human rights lawyer is fatally poisoned with arsenic on an international flight. A Zimbabwean activist is abducted and held incommunicado before being tried on baseless charges. Leaked documents reveal plans to assassinate Colombian human rights defenders. And these shocking incidents occur in a day-to-day context of surveillance, threats, and other harassment.