System of Solidarity (SOS)

The System of Solidarity (SOS) is a vehicle to harness the collective voice of ESCR-Net – through online petitions, collective letters, outreach via social and mainstream media and sharing resources and tools – to increase protection for human rights defenders under threat and prevent imminent human rights violations from taking place.

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For ESCR-Net members and partners seeking urgent support to protect human rights defenders or avoid imminent human rights violations

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Advisory Group

For more information, please contact Ruben KondrupSolidarity and Membership Coordinator

Protect Defenders

ESCR-Net is a member of the Protect Defenders consortium, the European Union Human Rights Defenders mechanism, established to protect defenders at high risk.