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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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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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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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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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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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