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You have the power to create a better tomorrow for everyone! We all benefit from human rights and we all have the right to promote and protect them. When we come together recognising our shared humanity, we can hold each other to account, seek justice and craft solutions to our shared challenges. Support our human rights campaigning! 

Help us put an end to Anexa Alfred's forced exile

Help us put an end to Anexa Alfred's forced exile

Anexa Alfred is in forced exile for defending human rights and engaging with the United Nations. Act now so she can fly home to her community.

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UN must renew critical protection mechanism on Nicaragua

International and local Nicaraguan civil society organisations are calling for the renewal of key United Nations human rights protection mechanism on Nicaragua.

Free Alaa!

The life of human rights defender Alaa Abdel-Fattah is at serious risk: urge Egypt to release him immediately!

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Safeguard civil society participation at the United Nations Human Rights Council

We urged the HRC President and HRC member States to ensure civil society participation at the HRC is promoted and safeguarded #NoCouncilWithoutUs

Help us #EndReprisals

We did it! States raised individual cases of reprisal and intimidation against human rights defenders at HRC50!

Let’s renew the Fact-Finding Mission on Venezuela

We did it! The Fact-Finding Mission on Venezuela was renewed for another 2 years: #LetTheMissionContinue!

Call on China to free defenders and #RepealRSDL

ISHR, Safeguard Defenders, The Rights Practice and The 29 Principles are mobilising the international community to put pressure on China to #RepealRSDL and end enforced disappearances against human rights defenders. Join our campaign!

A wide view of room XIX as delegates walk out during the address by Sergey V. Lavrov (on screen), Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, to the high-level segment of the 49th regular session of the Human Rights Council (28 February – 1 April 2022)

States must vote #RussiaOutOfHRC

Russia is committing massive human rights violations in Ukraine. ISHR and its partners called on the UN General Assembly to suspend Russia's membership to the Un Human Rights Council. As a result of the campaign Russia was voted out of the HRC.

Nicaragua: time for the UN to appoint experts to investigate human rights violations

We did it!!! The UN Human Rights Council adopted on 31 March 2022 a resolution that establishes for one year a “Group of Experts on Human Rights” with a mandate to investigate and seek accountability for serious human rights violations in Nicaragua.

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