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Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (SLAPPs)
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European Commission’s Anti-SLAPP initiative

The European Commission is taking action to improve the protection of journalists and human rights defenders from abusive court proceedings. On 27 April 2022, the Commission proposed a ...

Last update 11 May 2022
Venice School for Human Rights Defenders - Global Campus of Human Rights
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Global Campus of Human Rights: Venice School for Human Rights Defenders

The Global Campus of Human Rights Project Department in cooperation with the European Parliament organises the Venice School for Human Rights Defenders that will take place ...

Last update 7 Apr 2022
Front Line Defenders - Global Analysis 2021
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Front line defenders: Global Analysis 2021

On February 23rd the Front Line Defenders published its Global Analysis on the situation of human rights defenders (HRDs) at risk around the world.  The Global Analysis provides a ...

Last update 16 Mar 2022
The image shows a man planting trees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help fight climate change.
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UN Human Rights Council recognised the human right to a healthy environment

On the 8th of October 2021, the Human Rights Council at the 48th regular session adopted resolution 48/13, which recognised for the first time that having a clean, healthy and sustainable ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
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European Union: The program for the Fundamental Rights Forum is available online, and registration is now open!

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will organize a major human rights event that will be held in Vienna City Hall and online from the 11th to the 12th of October 2021. It will ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
The city of venice
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Global Campus of Human Rights: Venice School for Human Rights Defenders from 16 to 23 of October

Human rights defenders play an essential role in the realisation of rights and the promotion of equality. Not only do they fight for human rights in situations of oppression and abuse, but they also ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
frontpage of the book " Defend who defends - ways of protection of Human Rights defenders "
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Defend who defends - ways of protection of Human Rights defenders

The research “Defend who defends - ways of protection of Human defenders” (Difendere chi difende: Rights  Forme e modelli di protezione delle difensore e difensori dei diritti ...

Last update 8 Jul 2021
Appeal for International Solidarity to Protect Freedom of Expression in Iraq
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Appeal for International Solidarity to Protect Freedom of Expression in Iraq

The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) launched the campaign "Protect Iraqi Human Rights Defenders Now!" to support freedom of expression and freedom of the press throughout all of ...

Last update 2 Jul 2021
Tawakkol Karman, Premio Nobel per la Pace 2011
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Freedom is Peace is Freedom, Padova Freedom Lecture Friday 4 June

Friday 4 June at 5 pm we invite you to the Padova Freedom Lecture - Freedom is Peace is Freedom, by Tawakkol Karman, winner of Nobel Peace Prize 2011. After the meeting with the French philosopher ...

Last update 4 Jun 2021
Thursday, May 13 - 17:00 Peaceful demonstration for a ceasefire and defence of human rights in Colombia, Porta Portello, Padua
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Peaceful demonstration for a ceasefire and defence of human rights in Colombia, Thursday 13 May at 5 pm, Porta Portello, Padova

In Padua, in Porta Portello, on Thursday 13th May 2021, a peaceful demonstration will be held in defence of the human rights of the Colombian population. A day to understand the conflict, enjoy art, ...

Last update 13 May 2021
Città in Difesa Di, evento finale, venerdì 14 maggio dalle 15 alle 18
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Città in Difesa Di, final event, Friday 14th May, from 3 pm to 6 pm

The Italian Network In Difesa Di is pleased to invite you to the final event of Città in Difesa Di, that will be held on Friday 14th May, from 3 PM until 6 PM CEST. Since 2016, the network ...

Last update 11 May 2021
Protection International Online course May 2021
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Online Course “Security and Protection Management for Human Rights Defenders and Social Organisations”

Protection International will be running the new edition of its online course “Security and Protection Management for Human Rights Defenders and Social Organisations” from 10 May to 30 ...

Last update 30 Mar 2021
In the line of fire: Increased legal protection needed as attacks against business & human rights defenders mount in 2020
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"In the line of fire: Increased legal protection needed as attacks against business & human rights defenders mount in 2020" by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has issued a report on human rights defenders (HRDs) working on business-related human rights issues. The report -- “In the line of fire: ...

Last update 14 Mar 2021
Front Line Defenders, Global analysis 2020
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Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders has published a global analysis on human rights defenders (HRDs) in 2020, which analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and HRDs. The report finds that ...

Last update 26 Feb 2021
Women Wage Peace: Israeli and Palestinian women march for peace, 2017
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The Resistance from Within: Rethinking the Role of Women in the Contest of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Giulia Martini holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This in Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in ...

Last update 21 Feb 2021