Protection Manual for Human Rights Defenders

The purpose of this manual is to provide human rights defenders with additional knowledge and some tools that may be useful for improving their understanding of security and protection. It is hoped that the manual will support training on security and protection and will help defenders to undertake their own risk assessments and define security rules and procedures which suit their particular situation.

It is available here in full in pdf format and by chapter.

It is also available in Portuguese, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Indonesian and Farsi.

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