Tag Archives: Human rights defenders
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Courageous Defenders of Human Rights in the Face of Personal Risk: 2016 MEA Finalists

This award is selected by the International Human Rights Community (the Jury, including HURIDOCS, is listed below) and given to Human Rights Defenders who have shown deep commitment and courage in the face of personal risk. The aim of the award is to highlight their work and protect them through increased visibility. The three finalists […]

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Demo Our New Innovation UwaziDocs at the NGO Forum in Banjul

Join us in Banjul: From Clutter to Clarity with UwaziDocs UwaziDocs: Empowering Human Rights Organizations to Build and Share Knowledge Assets Forum on the Participation of NGOs in the 58th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and 32nd African Human Rights Book Fair 3-5 April, 2016 Banjul, The Gambia Organized by […]

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Martin Ennals Foundation condemns attacks on its 2013 Laureate, the Joint Mobile Group

The Joint Mobile Group (JMG) is known for its courageous work in opening legal cases on behalf of victims of torture in Chechnya. Traveling with journalists on March 9th, the group was physically attacked, their confidential notes stolen, and their transportation burned. Their offices in Ingushetia were also attacked. This is part of an ongoing pattern […]

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Need to Improve Organizational Security? Build Relationships

When a group of organizational security practitioners gathered in Prague this February, we were cautiously optimistic about what we could achieve. Organizational security is about empowering human rights organisations to protect themselves, the people they serve and their information – so that organisations can realize their missions. We added organizational security assessments and support to our […]

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Solving challenges for human rights defenders in 2016

To maximize the impact of human rights organizations across the world this year, we’ll equip defenders with new systems for liberating information and adapt our support to meet the ever-changing challenges of our current partners. Effective information management is human-centered and requires an in-depth understanding of people, purpose, and goals. More than ever in 2015, we […]

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Ahmed Mansoor Selected as the 2015 Laureate Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders

Ahmed Mansoor was selected by a jury of 10 global human rights organizations. The Award is given to human rights defenders who have shown deep commitment and face great personal risk. The aim of the award is to provide protection through international recognition. Ahmed Mansoor (United Arab Emirates) Since 2006, he has focussed on initiatives […]

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Three Human Rights Defenders Selected as Final Nominees for the Martin Ennals Award 2015

Three outstanding Human Rights Defenders have been selected as final nominees for the Martin Ennals Award, recognising their dedication and courage. The Martin Ennals Award is selected by the International Human Rights Community and given to Human Rights Defenders who have shown deep commitment and courage in the face of personal risk. The aim of […]

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Responsible Data Forum on Human Rights Documentation – Philippines, 21-22 March 2015

The Responsible Data Forum on Human Rights Documentation will bring together practitioners and researchers to explore the ethical, privacy and security challenges posed by the use of data and new technologies in human rights documentation. It will be held just outside of Manila, The Philippines, on 21-22 March, on the fringes of RightsCon. The Forum […]

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Alejandra Ancheita honoured with Martin Ennals Award 2014

Alejandra Ancheita has been recognised with the Martin Ennals Award 2014. The Award is given to Human Rights Defenders who have shown deep commitment and face great personal risk. The Award is jointly presented by an international jury comprising of ten leading human rights organisations with the aim of providing protection through international recognition. Alejandra […]

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