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10 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF THE UN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS: much done, yet much left to do?

Paris-Geneva, December 9, 2008. Ten years after the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), wishes to pay tribute to those who are on the forefront of the struggle for human rights worldwide, and expresses concern with the persistance of human rights violations against them. (...) - Human Rights Defenders / United Nations

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Source: fidh.org


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