A security culture is a set of customs and measures shared by a community whose members may engage in sensitive or illegal activities. Security culture practices minimize the risks of members getting arrested or their actions being foiled. In other words, while we are trying to stop bad things from happening, our powerful opponents (usually governments or corporations) are working hard to stop us. This guide is about the security measures activists can take to protect ourselves and make our work more effective.
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The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) defends freedom of thought and expression, due process and equal protection of the law as well as to promote the development of a vigorous civil society. HRLHA is a non-governmental organization established with the aim to monitor and promote observance of nationally, regionally and internationally…
Ethiopian Initiative For Human Rights (EIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making and independent organization certified to monitor and report the situation of human rights, rule of law and good governance in Ethiopia.
Reading time: 4 minutes Malawi just swore in its new leader, President Lazarus Chakwera. He won a rerun election, unseating the incumbent, former President Peter Mutharika. Mutharika had been in office since 2014, two years after his brother, President Bingu Mutharika’s demise in office. In May 2019, elections were held in Malawi. Sitting President Mutharika was re-elected in an…
The aim of Human Rights Pulse is to build a platform that brings together human rights practitioners, policymakers, thinkers, campaigners, and influencers to raise awareness of current human rights issues around the world and to promote solution-oriented discussion.
Movements.org is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects civil society activists and human rights defenders with a global network of in-kind professional resource providers. Movements.org improves the landscape of human rights by supporting activists with rights-based support and resources that can help them.
The Red Nation is dedicated to the liberation of Native peoples from capitalism and colonialism. They center Native political agendas and struggles through direct action, advocacy, mobilization, and education.
This action from MUSAWA works to enhance the respect and the promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Palestine and to empower Palestinian Human Rights Defenders.
The Amman Center for Human Rights Studies (ACHRS) is an independent, regional, scientific, advocacy center for studies, research and training on issues of human rights and democracy. In pursuit of contributing to the dissemination of a culture of human rights, ACHRS’ work and activities aim at strengthening civil society in Jordan and in the Arab…
The Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON) is a dynamic organization that promotes human rights through advocacy, conflict resolution as well as networking and capacity building.