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Liberia Coalition promoting the rights of defenders

The Liberia Coalition for human rights defenders was established in 2002. With the election of its new Board in 2020 and a new leadership, the Coalition aims to further strengthen its capacity and visibility and work in the country to ensure defenders are protected.

Liberia | UN recommendations: A tool for progress for LGBT persons

For recommendations by UN mechanisms to improve the lives of people on the ground, human rights defenders must push for implementation at the national level. This month, ISHR & LEGAL worked with defenders from across Liberia to map out strategies to turn UN recommendations on LGBT issues into reality.

Human rights defender’s story: James Otto from Liberia

James Otto, an activist with the Sustainable Development Institute in Liberia, works tirelessly to advocate for human rights and sustainable development practices within his country, challenging the misperceptions of anti-development and striving to engage effectively with international human rights mechanisms.