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ATAQUE A DEFENSORES INTERNACIONALES EN GUATEMALA
THAILAND: EU DELEGATION VISITS LOEI
10 YEARS OF THE EU GUIDELINES ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
  • ATAQUE A DEFENSORES INTERNACIONALES EN GUATEMALA

    Comunicado sobre situación defensores/as internacionales en Guatemala: El martes 1 de julio 2014, la Subdirección de Operaciones de Extranjería de la Dirección General de Migración (DGM) del Ministerio de Gobernación de Guatemala anuló la residencia temporal en el país de dos personas voluntarias de las Brigadas Internacionales de Paz (PBI), sin garantizar el derecho al debido proceso, puesto que ni las dos resoluciones correspondientes ni los oficiales de la DGM [...]

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  • THAILAND: EU DELEGATION VISITS LOEI

    Loei, North Eastern Thailand: On 19 June a delegation of diplomats from the European Union (EU) accompanied by Protection International’s Protection Desk-Thailand travelled  to Nanongbong village in Wangsaphung, to meet the community-based  human rights defenders group Khon Rak Ban Koed.  The Khon Rak Ban Koed Group works with communities in six villages, including Nanongbong, in North Eastern Thailand  to protect the environment from the negative effects of mining and to [...]

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  • 10 YEARS OF THE EU GUIDELINES ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

    BRUSSELS,  18 June – Ten years ago,  on 14 June 2004, the Council of the European Union adopted Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders to  improve support and protection given by the European Union (EU) to human rights defenders in non-EU countries.    The 10th anniversary of the Guidelines was celebrated yesterday in Brussels at the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU with an event organised by Protection International, Front [...]

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Protection International (PI) is happy to announce the launch of its Guide for Facilitators. This publication is intended to serve as a tool for people who are interested in facilitating training processes to develop protection capacities in human rights defenders (HRDs), their organisations and communities. The Guide contains practical advice to structure and prepare workshop sessions along the pathway set out in PI’s New Protection Manual for Human Rights Defenders. [...]

ANNUAL REPORT 2011 - 2012
08 NOVEMBER 2013

In 2011 and 2012, Protection International made considerable progress in the core areas of its global protection programme. From helping defenders where they’re most at risk in more than twenty countries, to developing innovative security management tools, we consistently investigate new ways to enhance protection of human rights defenders, all the while involving the right stakeholders in the process. Examples of PI’s continuous efforts to support, empower and and advocate for [...]

The Protection Manual number 4 (Spanish only) , from the series published by UDEFEGUA and PI, is dedicated to the defenders. It focuses on the work and the protection of women human rights defenders and is the fruit of reflexions and testimonies that they have shared with us over years of experience. Women who defend human rights face much greater burdens in comparison to their male colleagues. In addition to [...]

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ProtectionLine is a web platform dedicated to the exchange of experiences and information between human rights defenders. Its aim is to foster effort among as many social actors as possible and induce solidarity action in favor of defenders. There you can read and browse through urgent appeals to protect civil society actors, thematic reports, declarations and press releases. A library and a tools section divided in several thematics are also at your full disposal as a resource to inform actions and tactics to protect defenders.

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A space for parliamentary action to protect human rights defenders

Capacitaciones en línea sobre la gestión de la seguridad y de la protección para los defensores y las organizaciones sociales

Las educación y las capacitaciones para los defensores es un tema amplio con diferentes necesidades. Una de ellas es la seguridad. Con el curso en línea, dirigimos nuestros esfuerzos a ayudar a los defensores para que desarrollen varias habilidades, capacidades y estrategias para permitirles mejorar su nivel de seguridad y de protección.

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