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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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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Human rights defenders  |  

Voice for Change (VfC) is a provincial women’s organisation based in Jiwaka working towards eradicating all forms of violence. The organisation focuses on creating safe spaces for girls and women and empowering women economically. The organisation works in collaboration with local communities, the police and community law enforcers (village court magistrates, peace mediators and ward…

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The Highlands Women Human Rights Defenders Movement (HWHRDM) is an umbrella organisation for different grassroots and community-based organisations working to defend human rights in the seven Highlands provinces of Enga, Hela, Jiwaka, Simbu, Eastern Highlands Province, Western Highlands Province and Southern Highlands Province (highlighted in red on the map) of Papua New Guinea. The HWHRDM aims to promote peace…

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UN  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Human rights defenders  |  

The Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders gives support to the implementation of the Declaration on human rights defenders and gathers information on the actual situation of human rights defenders around the world. The Rapporteur is available to receive information from defenders, including allegations of human rights violations committed against them, and…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

The Mayan League is a Maya organization whose purpose is to promote, preserve, and transmit the cosmovision and worldview, culture, history, and contributions of our ancestors and the values of their traditional knowledge and stewardship of the earth into solutions and actions against current threats and violations affecting their peoples, the earth, and humanity. They…

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Coalition  |   Protection  |   Human rights defenders  |  

The Defenders Coalition is the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders in Kenya, a national membership organization established in 2007 and registered under Kenyan law as a Trust to champion the safety, security and wellbeing of human rights defenders (HRDs). The Defenders Coalition works primarily for the protection of HRDs in Kenya. Among others, the…

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The Ivorian Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (CIDDH) is a network of apolitical non-confesional organisations. The CIDDH was founded to respond to the problem of the safety of human rights defenders in Côte d’Ivoire.

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The Network of Human Rights Defenders in Central Africa (REDHAC) works to strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders in Central Africa and support their protection.

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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.

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NGO  |   Financial support  |   Human rights defenders  |  

The Fund for Global Human Rights supports courageous activists who speak truth to power, challenge wrongdoing, and strive to build a more just and equitable world. By investing in those on the front lines of human rights struggles, the Fund for Global Human Rights help build stronger, more resilient movements that can take on abusive…

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