Ahead of a meeting of EU diplomats on Tuesday, the Dutch government has circulated a proposal on a new European Union sanction regime to punish people that attack human rights activists. The aim is to create an 'EU...
Human rights defenders in Italy face increasing threats to their work and personal safety as politicians and the media promote a climate of fear and xenophobia.
A new report says the number of human rights defenders being killed remains "truly shocking" and there's "little hope that this will change in the short term".
After a vote by Foreign Affairs and Development Committees MEPs, the finalists for this year’s Sakharov Prize are: Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic, a human rights defender from Guatemala; Democratic Opposition in...
Nearly 300 human rights defenders were murdered last year. A new report by Frontline Defenders unveils the threats and dangers that they face in their jobs on a daily basis.
The CILD ceremony to award ordinary human rights defenders is this evening – will you be there?
Conflict is occurring across the world, and civilians too often pay the price. Fortunately, some brave men and women stand up for their defense. But who defends the defenders?
Propaganda and media attacks on human rights defenders in Serbia are endangering their lives and shrinking the space in which they operate.