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Claim your rights: Access international mechanisms

Learn about the mechanisms that can help you assert your rights

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Civil society organisations that can support you

Directory of organisations that offer support to Environmental Human Rights Defenders

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Get in touch with the DD Coalition

The DD Coalition was formed to build a bridge between international, national and local work in order to amplify advocacy efforts on prevention and protection of defenders

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Digital communications make part of our every day life. Yet, the apps that we use more frequently, might not be the safest ones.

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Reports and Articles 2020

Human Rights Watch World Report

Author: Human Rights Watch

Reports and Articles 2019

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis

Author: FrontLine Defenders

Reports and Articles 2019

Análisis Global de Front Line Defenders

Author: FrontLine Defenders

Reports and Articles 2015 - 2016

Cuerpos, Territorios, y Movimientos en Resistencia en Mesoamérica

Author: Iniciativa Mesoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Humanos

Reports and Articles 2012-2014

Agresiones contra Defensoras de Derechos Humanos en Mesoamérica

Author: Iniciativa Mesoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Humanos

Reports and Articles 2018

Informe sobre la situación de las personas defensoras de los derechos humanos ambientales – México

Author: Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA)

Reports and Articles 2019

Violaciones a los Derechos Humanos en Tiempos de Paz – Colombia

Authors: Coordinación Social y Política Marcha Patriótica , Instituto de Estudios para el Desarrollo y la Paz (INDEPAZ) , y Popular (CACEP)

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Klong Sai Pattana

The struggle of a brave community to recover their stolen land from a powerful oil palm corporation.


Frente de Mujeres Defensoras de la Pachamama

An indigenous women organization created for defending environmental rights that has struggled against criminalisation and represion


The struggle of the Huehuetenango Seven

After eight years of struggle, communities in Huehuetenango, Guatemala celebrated the shutting down of Hidro Santa-Cruz dam on the Q’am B’alam river.

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