[Statement] Front Line Defenders Welcomes the Appointment of Mary Lawlor as UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

[Dublin, Ireland] – Front Line Defenders welcomes the appointment of Mary Lawlor as UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders by the UN Human Rights Council during its 43rd session. Ms. Lawlor’s appointment is a clear recognition of her dedication to the safety, security, and wellbeing of human rights defenders at risk…

[From the web] HRonlinePH and Front Line Defenders

HRonlinePH and Front Line Defenders Front Line Defenders annual publication about the significant challenges confronting human rights defenders (HRDs) and our efforts to provide the protection and support they so critically need, as well as the Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2017, which documents hundreds of physical, legal, and social attacks…

[Off-the-shelf] More than 300 Activists Murdered in 2017: Front Line Defenders Launches Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders At Risk

More than 300 Activists Murdered in 2017: Front Line Defenders Launches Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders At Risk Dedicated to the more than 300 human rights defenders murdered this year, the Front Line Defenders Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders At Risk opens with two pages listing the names of the deceased. Launched today…