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ISHR for Geneva highlight Photo Credit: APWLD 2016-06-17-PHOTO-00000010
MODEL LAW FOR THE RECOGNITION AND PROTECTION OF HRDS LAUNCHES IN GENEVA
VILLAGERS AND HRDS FROM 9 COUNTRIES SIGN SOLIDARITY STATEMENT
PI INDONESIA MEETS WITH PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER TO DISCUSS HRDS
  • MODEL LAW FOR THE RECOGNITION AND PROTECTION OF HRDS LAUNCHES IN GENEVA

    The Model Law for the Recognition and Protection of Human Rights Defenders, developed in consultation with human rights defenders and human rights experts from all regions of the world, including Protection International, will be launched today 21 June 2016 in Geneva. The Model Law will provide comprehensive and authoritative assistance to States to implement their obligations under the Declaration, together with key recommendations arising from the High Commissioner’s report. Legal [...]

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  • VILLAGERS AND HRDS FROM 9 COUNTRIES SIGN SOLIDARITY STATEMENT

    More than 100 villagers, the Rak Ban Haeng community conservation group, and human rights defenders from nine countries[1], including Thailand and Indonesia, gathered for a solidarity activity at Ban Haeng, Lampang on 9 June 2016. The event was organized by Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), Protection International and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP). In the day of solidarity action and experience exchange, Rak Ban Haeng Women [...]

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  • PI INDONESIA MEETS WITH PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER TO DISCUSS HRDS

    On 16 June 2016, Protection International Indonesia together with HuMa (http://huma.or.id/en/) and other human rights working groups had an audience with Mr Sidarto Danusubroto, Member of the Indonesian Presidential Advisory Council (Watimpres), to discuss the protection and security of human rights defenders. This meeting builds on PI Indonesia’s strategy to bring forward the protection of human rights defenders to the government level after meeting the Office of the President last [...]

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