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Support to human rights defenders during COVID-19

On Friday December 4th, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the NHRF organized a webinar about the role of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders in a time where the emergence of COVID-19 has resulted in increased risks for human rights defenders.

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#WPS: Creating connections: empowering rural women in human rights leadership

Women-led organizations often work to empower women to utilize their leadership skills, knowledge, and the power they possess as changemakers to claim their human rights and to build stronger communities.

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Protecting and promoting human rights under COVID-19

Continued support and solidarity is more important than ever!

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Working from the periphery: SKP-HAM and official recognition of the 1965 Atrocities in Palu City, Central Sulawesi

In Indonesia, "Black September" is remembered by human rights communities as a month of tragedy where events of serious violations of human rights occurred. In September all across the country, victims and human rights groups has commemorated the cases of serious human rights violations, including the systematic atrocities against members Indonesian Communist Party or suspected sympathizers.

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Enforced disappearances: The need to open space for civil society to participate in decision-making processes

On August 30, we commemorate the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. This egregious crime is one that not only affects or impacts an individual, but instead, families, communities and countries have through history been torn apart by this crime. In several countries, enforced disappearances have been used as a strategy to spread terror within society.

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Women taking the lead in the defense of the human rights of miners and their families

On February 19 2006, 65 miners were trapped in the Pasta de Conchos coal mine after a methane explosion in the Mexican state of Coahuila. To this date, only two of the 65 bodies have been retrieved. NHRF’s partner organization, Organización Familia Pasta de Conchos (OFPC), works to ensure that the recovery process of the remaining 63 miners moves forward, as well as fighting for better working conditions for miners in the region. Read the blog written by OFPC’s founder, Cristina Auerbach.

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