Human Rights Defender Profile: Iván Madero from Colombia

2018 is the year of the Human Rights Defenders! The NHRF celebrates its 30th anniversary by showcasing some of the brave human rights defenders we support through out the year.

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Human rights prize to Collective against Torture and Impunity (CCTI) in Mexico

The Mexican Jesuit University System awards XIII Tata Vasco Award to Collective against Torture and Impunity. The Tata Vasco award is given to an organization or defender of human rights in Mexico every second year.

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Tell us why you defend rights!

We encourage all our grantees and human rights defenders all over the world to tell us why they defend rights in the new I Defend Rights project. Please join us and record your voice today at

Anniversary Conference: Support to human rights defenders in changing and challenging times

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund has the pleasure of inviting you to our open anniversary conference at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, on November 13th.

Anniversary conference: Speaker profiles

The conference "Support to human rights defenders in changing and challenging times" gathers international experts and human rights defenders from a variety of local, national and international contexts, to give us their advice and reflections on how to continue and improve support to human rights work in changing and challenging times. Take a minute and read more about the speakers here.