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Defending Human Rights Defenders highlights the work of socialists, lawyers, trade unionists and activists as they campaign for human rights and social justice.

Human rights involves civil and political rights – that is rights that protect an individuals freedom from interference from the state. Human rights also involve socio-economic rights such as campaigns involving the right to housing, water, health and education.

There are many ways to get involved with the Defending Human Rights Defenders campaign. Spend some time getting to know the human rights issues in the countries that we highlight and feature.

There is a lot of information available on this website, and you can always stay up-to-date with human rights in the countries that we feature by reading the latest news.

Add your voice to the cause: e-mail us obtain up to date information, campaigns and urgent actions that are required to assist Human Rights Defenders as they campaign for civil, political, and socio-economic rights.

We are a campaign that involves socialist lawyers, trade unionists, and human rights campaigners. Help us raise awareness of human rights issues by supporting our work.

The more people know about the crucial work of human rights defenders the more pressure we can exert on national government and non state actors to change their policies