Legislators and Human Rights Defenders

Parliamentary guide to inform members of parliament from around the world on how they can contribute to the protection of human rights defenders. Available in English, Spanish and French

The risks for Human Rights Defenders increase when they work in conflict zones or in countries where acts perpetrated against them go unpunished. Confronted with such a situation, the development of policies and mechanisms to protect and support Human Rights Defenders must be a priority in order to allow these people to continue their essential work to promote and defend human rights.

This is a Parliamentary guide to inform MPs from around the world on how they can contribute to the protection of human rights defenders.



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