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Front Line Defenders is the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders. We work to provide fast and effective action to help protect human rights defenders at risk so they can continue their work as key agents of social change.
HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AT RISK
Israel / OPT: Sentence of up to 10 years to be issued against Abdallah Abu Rahma as he is found guilty in military court
Mauritania - Front Line Defenders concerned by lack of due process in legal proceedings against human rights defender Biram Dah Abeid
Russia - Joint Letter to President Putin: Investigate Attacks against Human Rights Defenders, Condemn Collective Punishment
Bahrain: Award Winning Repression - EU gives human rights award to non-independent public institutions while the state jails and tortures human rights defenders
UAE - Fear that Anti-Terrorism Law will be used to curtail human rights and target human rights defenders