United Nations Passes Important Resolution on Human Rights Defenders

On November 20, 2009, the United Nations General Assembly passed a comprehensive resolution on human rights defenders. As Human Rights First had encouraged, it expresses concern about the precarious situation of activists around the world and calls upon states to adopt strong and effective measures to prevent and eliminate human rights violations against them. Summary of resolution in English | en Español Resolution

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Published on November 30, 2009

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