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31 Dec
13
Protection International (PI) is pleased to present its first FOCUS report. FOCUS is a global observatory on public policies for human rights defenders’protection. This publication is intended to provide detailed monitoring of developments in the field of national public policy associated with the ...
31 Jul
12
This summary is drawn from a study conducted over several months on the protection of victims and witnesses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in 2012.Available in English and French. This summary is drawn from a study conducted over several months on the protection of victims and...
15 Dec
11
In recent years several governments have developed specific national mechanisms to protect defenders, all of them in countries seriously lacking in protection for human rights defenders. These mechanisms (laws, action policies, offices) have been established under pressure from (and with the...
28 Nov
11
A 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...
16 Nov
11
  Floribert Chebeya  Protection International (PI) helps and supports Congolese NGOs in the defense of human rights defenders and their rights. Due to the prevailing climate of impunity of the Democratic Republic of Congo and specially in relation with abuses against human rights...
10 Dec
09
The criminalization does not allow us to face the origin and the nature of the conflict and it has become a daily fact for peoples from Latin America. Instead of develop actions and policies in order to face the social problems, it has been usual to see how it is started political persecution, when...
05 Dec
09
This book aims to provide guidelines for observers working on criminal trials in  Africa. In fact, it is based on a study carried out in the Republic Democratic of Congo but this guidelines can be applied to any process taking place in any region of the world.Available in French. This book aims to...
26 Aug
08
Taking into account the general state of impunity in DR Congo, especially with regard to violations against HRD in 2007 and 2008, PI carried out a trial observationof the presumed killers of the Okapi Radio journalist Serge Maheshe, who was killed in 2007.Available in English and French. Trial...
Protection International, JASS and CEJIL come together in this publication to deepen understanding of violence against women human rights defenders and to demand effective action from states. This publication aims to identify how the gender perspective has been incorporated into practices,...

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