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Front Line Defenders

Front Line Defenders Named Winner of
2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize

“We are hugely honoured to receive this prize. As we approach the 20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, we must redouble our efforts to protect those who risk their lives in the pursuit of justice and dignity. This recognition will help Front Line Defenders bring attention to the important work human rights defenders undertake at great personal risk."
- Andrew Anderson
Executive Director

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International Women’s Day 2018: Spotlight on WHRDs

For International Women’s Day, Rights on the Line is handing the mic over to a few of many WHRDs who work every day of the year for their own rights and the rights of their communities. Tune in to hear these WHRDs speak about their work as human rights defenders.

  

Isabel Zuleta at Rio Cauca
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22 Janeiro 2018

Em um contexto global altamente contestado, no qual o avanço dos direitos humanos tem desafiado cada vez mais ditadores, conservadores religiosos e capitalistas abutres, há o crescimento de uma estratégia coordenada e bem dotada de recursos para difamação, criminalização e violência empregadas a fim de intimidar, marginalizar e s

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