The objective of this report is to contribute to a better understanding of State obligations aimed at guaranteeing, protecting, and facilitating public protests and demonstrations, as well as the standards that should frame the progressive use of force—and as a last resort—in protest contexts. The report stresses that demonstrators have the freedom to choose the mode, form, place, and message for peaceful protest, and States have the obligation to manage social conflict through dialogue.
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The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) works to produce a free easy-to-access database of metrics, summarising human rights performance in countries around the world. HRMI aims to be comprehensive by producing metrics that cover the full range of rights embodied in international law, particularly the collection of international treaties known as the International Bill of…
The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world
Conducts research based on interview with the wives of those missing or disappeared during Lebanon’s civil war, examining their perceptions of the impact on their lives and the lives of their children. Then makes recommendations on how to deal with the history of enforced disappearances to Lebanese policymakers.
The Thai Committee for Refugees Foundation (TCR) works to provide a strategic shift in the protection of refugees, asylum seekers, stateless and internally displaced persons, which will result in more sustainable solutions for refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons in Thailand and in the broader Southeast Asian region.The TCR was founded in August 2010 and…
The Committee to Protect Journalists promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal.