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ISHR provides both analytical and practical information to human rights defenders to strengthen their access to and engagement with human rights bodies and mechanisms at the international, regional and national levels.

Reprisals | New ISHR Policy Brief: Reprisals and the Security Council

Defenders are crucial to the work of the UN Security Council. They bring critical information and perspectives regarding human rights situations on the ground and the Security Council depends on that knowledge and input to make informed decisions. However, many defenders face unacceptable risks and are unable to cooperate safely with the Security Council. In a new Policy Brief, ISHR sheds light on the situation of intimidation and reprisals related to the engagement of human rights defenders with the Security Council and provides concrete recommendations on how to prevent and address reprisals and intimidation in relation to that engagement.

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