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Front Line Defenders is the International Foundation for the protection of human rights defenders. We work to provide fast and effective action to help protect human rights defenders at risk so they can continue their work as key agents of social change.
HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AT RISK
Thailand: Update – New hearings to take place in trial of human rights defenders and trade unionists Ms Jittra Kotchadej, Ms Boonrod Paiwong and Mr Soonthorn Boonyord
Colombia - Continued threats against human rights defender Ms Martha Díaz Ospina as death threat left at her home
Syria: Joint Statement Calling for the Release of Messrs. Mazen Darwish, Hussein Gharir and Hani Zaitani
Kenya: Charges still pending against human rights defenders Messrs Francis Sakwa, John Abok and Patrick Kamotho.
Russian Federation: Update – Minister of Justice declares intention to close down election watchdog GOLOS