You can help make the world more fair, equal and sustainable by supporting a human rights defender.

From promoting equality and dignity for all, preventing and exposing violations, and obtaining justice for victims, to ensuring that our freedoms and rights are reflected in our laws, policies and practices, human rights defenders are making the world a fairer place for all of us. Help us to support their work by donating now!

'ISHR provides invaluable support to human rights defenders around the world’
Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.


As a registered non-profit association in Switzerland, and recognised as tax exempt in the US under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, your gift to ISHR may be tax deductible. Please refer to the regulations in your country.

Other ways to donate 

By bank transfer outside of the US


Vermont Nations

Chemin Louis Dunant 17bis

1202 Genève



Euros (EUR) account 

Account name: Service International pour les droits de l’Homme

Account no. 279-HU162418.3

IBAN CH39 0027 9279 HU16 2418 3



Swiss Franc (CHF) account

Account name: Service International pour les droits de l’Homme

Account no. 279-C8108197.0

IBAN CH43 0027 9279 C810 8197 0



By bank transfer within the US

Beneficiary Name: U.S. Friends of International Service for Human Rights, INC

Bank Name: Chase

Bank Address: 1 United Nations Plaza, NY, NY, 10017

Account Number:  358357603 

ABA Number: 021 000 021(within the US)

Swift Code: CHASUS33 (overseas)


You may wish to inform us at [email protected] to advise that you have made a bank transfer. 

Our guarantee 

100% of your contribution will be used to support human rights defenders, build their capacity and expertise by providing comprehensive training and advocacy accompaniment, strengthen their recognition and protection under international law, and help protect them from threats, risks and reprisals.