Model Law for the Recognition and Protection of Human Rights Defenders

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International Service for Human Rights

Developed in consultation with over 500 defenders from every region, and settled and adopted by 27 of the world’s leading human rights experts and jurists, the Model Law for the Recognition and Protection of Human Rights Defenders provides authoritative guidance to States on how to implement the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders at the national level. It also provides an influential new tool for civil society to promote, evaluate and report on implementation.

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