Your State has committed to “ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms”. This is what the Sustainable Development Goal 16.10 affirms. Is your government holding up to its commitment? You can help to monitor its progress – and contribute to it!
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The Safety of Journalists and the Danger of Impunity: Report by the UNESCO Director-General can be used to encourage governments to promote a safer environment for journalists and combat impunity for crimes against them – and hold them accountable if they don’t keep their promises. This is a 5-minute IFEX guide to the Director General’s report, and how you can use it to demand accountability for crimes against journalists.
The UN Plan of Action on journalists’ safety provides an opportunity to join a multi-stakeholder effort to fight impunity for crimes against journalists. This 5-minute guide explains how to engage with the Plan for free expression advocacy.
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.
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 Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign (APPHRC) works to advocate, educate, and lobby for the human rights of aging people incarcerated in prisons across the United States.
KARAPATAN is an alliance of individuals, groups and organizations working for the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines. Its founders and members have been at the forefront of the human rights struggle in the Philippines since the time of Marcos’ martial law regime.Is an alliance of human rights organizations and programs, human…
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental, non-profit organisation who doesn’t work by any ideology. SNHR documents violations committed by the parties to the conflict against the Syrian people. SNHR aims to ensure victims rights are not exploited and perpetrators are exposed for their crimes as a first step towards…
Alkarama is an NGO defending the victims of human rights violations in the Arab world – including violations of the right to life, to physical and mental integrity and to Civil and Political Rights – by using in priority international law mechanisms. Alkarama also helps to promote a culture of human rights in the Arab…
The Terai Human Rights Defence (THRD) Alliance aims to achieve social justice in Nepal through equality and non-discrimination via the institutionalization of effective social justice delivery mechanisms.