War Resisters’ International (WRI) produced this Handbook, drawing on the experiences of groups in many countries and different generations of activists. At the heart of every nonviolent campaign are the resourcefulness and commitment of the activists involved and the quality of the message with which they reach out …
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This handbook contains advice on creating and updating a blog, with no other ambition than that of free expression.(…) The second part is devoted to techniques which can thwart filtering technology .
An overview of the four principal Human Rights Treaties that permit complaints, along with a detailed description of the complaint process and its procedures. A link to submitting a complaint form is included.
This book (2003) is a short, serious introduction to nonviolent struggle, its applications, and strategic thinking. Based on pragmatic arguments, this piece presents nonviolent struggle as a realistic alternative to war and other violence in acute conflicts. It also contains a glossary of important terms and recommendations for further reading.
This 2011 report describes the variety of responses(programs and resources) developed by organizations to assist
WHRDs. It reviews available mechanisms, highlights key
issues with respect to WHRDs, and presents examples of the
organizations providing those services.
This important manual is a valuable asset for all women engaged in the task of constructing and inhabiting a world in which all of us can fulfill our best potential. An indispensable tool, it invites us to stand our ground while attempting to undo the injustices meted out to us, and nurture the inherent resources that are so easily depleted: our bodies, affection, intelligence, creativity, spirituality…and ourselves. (2008)
This Resource Book seeks to equip defenders in the region with knowledge for better self-protection and enhanced efficiency in their human rights work.
This broad study of the protection of Human Rights Defenders is presented in two volumes under the general title “Protection of Human Rights Defenders: Best Practices and Lessons Learnt”. This second volume, “Protection Programmes for Defenders”, analyses the practical aspects of protection programmes: the measures they include, how they are structured, and their results.
This book, published by the Center for Victims of Torture – New Tactics in Human Rights Project, is a collection of 80 stories of successful tactics used for human rights work. The stories come from all over the world and range from prevention tactics to intervention tactics, restorative tactics to those that building human rights cultures and institutions.