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8 September 2020

In 2019, Front Line Defenders traveled to Manipur, one of the states in the northeast region of India. The state is under the jurisdiction of the Armed Forces (Assam and Manipur) Special Powers Act of 1958, which effectively enables the Indian Army to maintain an ongoing presence in all areas of the state and to place all civilians under an effective rule by martial law. Under this Act, thousands of Manipuri civilians have been detained, jailed, tortured and extra judiciously killed by the armed forces and associated paramilitary forces.

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30 August 2020

Ковид-19 өвчний үеэр багууд зайнаас ажиллах нь нэмэгдсэнээс улбаалан бидний харилцаа холбоо хэр хамгаалагдсан бэ гэсэн асуулттай бид тулгарч байна. Харилцаа холбооны аль хэрэгсэл хамгийн сайн нь вэ? Эмзэг мэдээлэл бүхий байгууллагын дотоод хурал явуулахад хамгийн сайн хамгаалагдсан хэрэгсэл аль нь вэ? Аль платформ/хэрэгсэл нь онлайн курс болон зайны сургалт явуулахад оролцогчдын нууцлалыг хадгалж, аюулгүй байдлыг хангах үйлдэлтэй вэ?

Frontline Defenders (Галын шугам дахь хамгаалагчид) өөрийн онцгой хэрэгцээнд тохирох хэрэгсэл сонгоход тань туслах энэхүү тоймыг хүргэж байна.

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7 July 2020

The EU Guidelines of Human Rights Defenders (2004) provide practical actions for EU staff in Brussels and in human rights defenders’ (HRDs) home countries to support and protect HRDs. While useful, the Guidelines do not contain recommendations or actions that consider the varied experiences of women human rights defenders (WHRDs) with regard to gender, sexuality, race, class, family life, etc.

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4 June 2020

Ideas & tips for human rights defenders

Let us know of your protection ideas or suggestions based on your experience that may benefit other HRDs or HROs at risk, we will develop this guide further.

This guide is available in Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Chinese, and Farsi. Click on the language tab (above right) to access your preferred language.

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19 March 2020

Human rights defenders at risk often find it difficult to talk about their mental and emotional wellbeing, even when they are concerned about it. Cultures of human rights practice tend to emphasise self-sacrifice, heroism, and martyrdom. These norms inhibit defenders from expressing their anxieties and seeking help.

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7 February 2020

Produced with the support of the European Union, designed for cartoonists and available on the Cartooning for Peace website, this document brings together advice and information that can guide those who face specific or persistent threats because of their profession. With tips, testimonies and useful links, it focuses as much on risk prevention as on the response to threats and attacks.

Protection of Editorial Cartoonists

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