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Defending Human Rights: A Resource Book for Human Rights Defenders (2nd Ed.)

Available below in Arabic, Amharic, English, French, Somali, and Swahili.

Table of contents:

  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword
  • International and Regional instruments for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
  • Human Rights Defenders under Threat: A Field Security Approach to their Work
  • Trauma and Coping Strategies for Human Rights Defenders
  • Advocacy Campaigns for Human Rights Defenders
  • Social Media for Campaigning
  • Women Human Rights Defenders – Need for Strategic Activism
  • Defending Sexual Minorities
  • Annex 1: International and Regional Documents on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
    • Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
    • African Commission Resolution on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Africa
    • European Union Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders
  • Annex 2: Resources on International Mechanisms
  • Annex 3: Resources for Human Rights Defenders
  • Annex 4: Organizations working with Human Rights Defenders

Defending Human Rights: A Resource Book for Human Rights Defenders (English PDF)

Défense des Droits Humains: Un Livre Ressource pour les Défenseurs des Droits Humains (French PDF)

Kutetea Haki za Binadamu: Kitabu cha Marejeo kwa watetezi wa Haki za Binadamu (Kiswahili PDF)

Difaaca Xuquuqda Aadanaha: Buug Xambaarsan Macluumaad loogu Talogalay Difaacayaasha Xuquuqda Aadanaha (Somali PDF)

ስለሰብአዊ መብቶች መሟገት: ለሰብአዊ መብት ተሟጋቾች የተዘጋጀ የመረጃ ምንጭ መጽሃፍ (Amharic PDF)

الدفاع عن حقوق الانسان :كتاب الموارد للمدافعين عن حقوق الانسان (Arabic PDF)