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Publication
14 Janvier 2016

Comme le montre notre rapport, au moins 156 défenseur-ses des droits humains ont été assassinés ou sont morts en détention en 2015. Plus de la moitié des personnes tuées, 87, l'ont été en Amérique Latine, et la Colombie à elle seule compte 54 meurtres. En dehors de la région Amérique, les Philippines ont également un sombre bilan, avec un total de 31DDH assassinés.

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Publication
1 Décembre 2015

Many companies now realise that wherever they operate, their ultimate licence to operate comes not only from legal agreements with governments, but also from their acceptance by workers, consumers, and the communities that surround them or are impacted by them. It does not mean that every company has got it right; nor does it mean it is always the fault of companies. In many instances, governments keen to build infrastructure, attract investment, or develop the economy are willing to disregard the views of communities, the rights of workers, or of consumers.

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Publication
31 Mars 2015

En avril 2015, Front Line Defenders et Verso Book ont publié La Lucha: l'histoire de Lucha Castro et des droits humains au Mexique - le premier d'une série de romans graphiques non fictionnels. La Lucha met en scène les histoires vraies de femmes défenseuses des droits humains (FDDH) dans le nord du Mexique, qui sont confrontées à des défis meurtriers pour promouvoir les droits humains, la justice et la responsabilité.

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Publication
13 Janvier 2015

The Front Line Defenders 2015 Annual Report, Human Rights Defenders, Lives in the Balance, examines in detail the deteriorating situation for human rights defenders (HRDs) around the world, in the period January – December 2014.

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Ressource
31 Janvier 2014

The 2014 Front Line Defenders Annual Report highlights the dangerous environment in which many human rights defenders operate.

In 2013, Front Line Defenders issued 346 urgent appeals and updates on 426 human rights defenders at risk in 64 countries.

It provided 297 security grants and trained 480 human rights defenders. Overall, more than 1,200 human rights defenders benefited from front line defenders’ protection support in 2013.

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Publication
10 Août 2008

All over the world, women defend the rights of individuals and communities facing oppression, discrimination and violence. Their work is powerful, and controversial. And it often meets with bitter, and violent, opposition.

Most women human rights defenders (WHRDs) are well aware of the risks they face. Activists know, from painful experience, the price that many pay for putting their bodies, and their families, on the line.

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