Articles

Working with migrant communities in Northern Thailand

In northern Thailand, NHRF’s grantee Friends Without Borders carries on with its work despite a COVID-19 lockdown and increased stigma against migrants.

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#IDefendRights: Eliminating caste discrimination

In his I Defend Rights story, Human and Dalit Rights Defender Ritwajit Das talks about why he stays motivated to fight against caste oppression.

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Yu Wensheng named Laureate of the 2021 Martin Ennals Award

The NHRF congratulates the Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng with the Martin Ennals Award of 2021!

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Combatting bonded labour in Pakistan

Bonded labour is a form of modern slavery that is prevalent in Pakistan. Two organizations supported by the NHRF, Labour Education Foundation and Encourage the Human Development, work to support victims of bonded labour in Pakistan.

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Protests in Thailand - a new hope for human rights

During 2020, Thailand has been facing a unique challenge when it comes to the human rights situation. Throughout the whole year, there has been more than 450 protests against the Thai government and monarchy, and about 200 of those took place only between October to December.

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Martin Ennals Award Finalists 2021

Three courageous human rights defenders have been announced as the finalists for this year’s Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders!

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