HUMAN RIGHTS STORIES

Articles & Updates

The Price of Defending the Environment

Everyone talks about the importance of sustainable development – what should businesses, governments, and civil society do when the people who struggle to achieve this come under attack? This was the question when the Norwegian Human Rights Fund and the Norwegian Center for Human Rights invited to a breakfast seminar in Oslo on March 21, 2019.

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‘We need to listen to and learn from those involved in human rights advocacy’

Interview with Wahyu Wagiman, Executive Director of Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM), a member of FORUM-ASIA in Indonesia.

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New attack on human rights defenders in Colombia

The undersigned organizations of Colombiaforum once again wish to voice our concern for the grave human rights situation in Colombia, particularly with regards to the country’s social leaders.

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Call for proposals: Land and environmental rights

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is accepting applications from human rights organisations working with land and environmental rights in Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand.

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Call for proposals: Labour Rights in Pakistan

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is accepting applications from human rights organisations working with labour rights in the Sindh and Punjab Provinces of Pakistan.

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Human Rights Perception Index (HRPI) 2018

The human rights movement is facing heavy pressure, but local grassroots organizations remain optimistic for their continued work. The recent HRPI shows how human rights defenders experienced their situation in 2018.

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