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Emergency Contact

Emergency Contact

Front Line provides 24 hour support to human rights defenders at immediate risk. If there is a crisis you can contact Front Line Defenders at any hour on the emergency hotline.

In an emergency, call:









Secure Email Support: Human rights defenders in need of urgent assistance can also email Front Line through a secure and encrypted channel:

Secure Contact Form


The emergency service gives human rights defenders an option to be forwarded to someone speaking Arabic, English, French, Russian or Spanish who will be able to mobilise rapid international support and action.

Urgent actions can include faxed or phoned appeals to the relevant authorities, raising the case through the EU or individual government representatives, practical help with temporary relocation, assistance with medical or legal expenses.