On 19 November 2011, Front Line, together with 9 other NGOs, submitted an open letter to the Asian Development Bank, urging it to persuade the Cambodian authorities to abandon attempts to promulgate the draft Law on Associations and NGOs.
The latest hearing of Ales Bialiatski's case started today at 10 am and lasted 15 minutes. Ales Bialiatski declared that he continues to plead not guilty and that he has nothing to add to his previous declarations.
Human rights defenders need new strategies that are inspired by a theory of security and human rights, of dignity, freedom and justice. This new Security Workbook, created with a view to protecting human rights defenders, is aimed at them.
To expand international support of human rights defenders at risk, Front Line continues to advocate for individual HRD cases and for improvement in the way the international community views and assists human rights defenders as critical agents of legitimate change in some of the most difficult environments in the world.
On 9 November 2011, Front Line, together with six other organisations, submitted a letter to Hoang Chi Trung, Director-General of the Department of International Organisations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, calling for the release of over 20 detained journalists, bloggers, and human rights defenders.