HRDs being interviewed by journalists


Déclaration du réseau EurAc sur la situation sécuritaire à l’Est de la République démocratique du Congo

En tant que réseau Europe-Afrique centrale (EurAc), nous représentons des organisations de solidarité internationale dont les sièges sont basés dans différents pays européens, et qui travaillent en partenariat direct avec des organisations de la société civile congolaise en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Avec cette déclaration, nous souhaitons interpeller les responsables politiques sur la situation […]

A message from PI Africa’s new Regional Director: Phanice Odhacha

Esteemed friends and partners of Protection International, I am thrilled to announce that I have joined Protection International Africa (PIA) as the new Regional Director. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I joined PIA as a Protection and Advocacy officer in 2021 and grew to serve as Kenya Country Representative. I […]

DRC National Law: Challenges and Opportunities

Brussels, November 30, 2023 Statement In Africa and worldwide, an increasing number of countries are developing laws for the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs) and their right to defend human rights. We welcome such developments as an important first step in recognising the positive role HRDs play in promoting human rights, democratic values and […]

Joint Statement of the Caucus of Women Human Rights Defenders

International Women Human Rights Defenders Day November 29, 2023 “There is no democratic state without protection for women human rights defenders” The hashtag Indonesia is not okay is getting stronger in the civil society movement as a symbol of resistance in Indonesia, where there is increasingly high repression of civil liberties in expressing aspirations and […]

Joint Civil Society Statement Opposing Myanmar Junta Representatives’ Participation in the EU-ASEAN Human Rights Dialogue

All civil society groups participating in the on-going EU-ASEAN Civil Society Forum, including co-chairs International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and FORUM-Asia, and those who have decided to pull out from the process, including Protection International (PI), Human Rights Watch (HRW), and Front Line Defenders (FLD), wish to express their dismay at the invitation of […]

Statement ahead of the Guatemalan general election of 25 June 2023

[En español abajo] Protection International (PI) is an international non-profit organisation that supports human rights defenders (HRDs) in developing their security and protection management strategies. Our ethos is centred around HRDs and people’s right to defend human rights. Ahead of the general election scheduled to take place on 25 June 2023, PI insists on the […]