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Publicação
6 Março 2017

Ana Maria has helped hundreds of Dominicans of Haitian descent reclaim their rights, and resist racism and discrimination. Lorraine leads innovative education initiatives, to raise awareness about environmental rights in communities affected by coal mining in South Africa. Nisha successfully challenged a law discriminating against transgender people in Malaysia, and set up the first organisation providing support to the trans community in her country.

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Publicação
3 Janeiro 2017

Mais de 1000 pessoas defensoras de direitos humanos foram assassinadas, assediadas, detidas ou submetidas a campanhas de difamação e outros tipos de violações em 2016, informa a Front Line Defenders em seu Relatório Anual sobre Pessoas Defensoras de Direitos Humanos em Risco de 2016

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Publicação
9 Agosto 2016

Here are the activists at risk for defending them.

When members of Juan Francisco Martínez’s community found his body in January 2015, his body bore marks of torture. One of his hands was still tied with what appeared to be laces from military boots.

Juan, a human rights defender and indigenous Lenca man from Honduras, was found on 5 January 2015 in the village of Tapuyman in the Santa Elena Municipality of La Paz, Honduras. He had been killed the day before.

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Workbook on Security
23 Junho 2016

Este manual foi inspirado nas centenas de defensores dos direitos humanos de mais de 50 países que compareceram às oficinas de segurança e proteção da Front Line Defenders. Esses defensores dos direitos humanos puderam continuar seu trabalho porque adotaram medidas para proteger sua segurança.

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Recurso
23 Junho 2016

Introduction

In November 2015, at the Eighth Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders, Front Line Defenders (FLD) asked human rights defenders (HRDs) from across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and the Middle East/North Africa to share experiences of living under digital surveillance and the perceived impact this has on their work and lives.

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holistic security
23 Junho 2016

Holistic Security is a strategy manual, created by Tactical Tech, to help human rights defenders maintain their well-being in action. The holistic approach integrates self-care, well-being, digital security, and information security into traditional security management practices.

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Michel Forst in Consultation with HRDs
29 Fevereiro 2016

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst
19 January 2016

Introduction

1. The present document is submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, to the Human Rights Council, pursuant to resolution 25/18 of the Human Rights Council. It contains observations on the communications concerning specific cases addressed by the Special Rapporteur to States.

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Publicação
22 Fevereiro 2016

Dispatches 2015 highlights the challenges facing Front Line Defenders in providing fast and effective support to human rights defenders around the world, as the space in which HRDs can work safely continues to shrink.

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