Articles & Updates

Announcement: New Executive Director of the Norwegian Human Rights Fund

The Board of the NHRF is glad to announce that Ingeborg Moa is hired as the NHRF’s new Executive Director, starting 15 October 2021.

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Afghanistan: Open appeal to UN Member States

Open appeal to UN Member States to ensure the adoption of a resolution creating an investigative mechanism on Afghanistan at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

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Interview: In pursuit of the truth - enforced disappearances in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, families of the victims of enforced disappearances continue their pursuit of the truth. Read the interview where Head of Human Rights Office, Kandy, Father Nandana Manatunga, speaks about this issue.

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“We want to know where they are”

Enforced disappearance is a global problem, and one that is often governed by a single principle: to cause fear among the population. The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances is an opportunity to recognize the human rights defenders who support families and friends of forcibly disappeared persons in their search for the truth.

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NHRF's Human Rights Perception Index 2020

The NHRF Human Rights Perception Index (HRPI) measures the perception of the human rights situation on the ground among NHRF’s grantees.

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Special Rapporteur launches website for human rights defenders

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Mary Lawlor, has launched a website where people will be able to stay up to date on the latest activities of the mandate for the protection of human rights defenders at risk.

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