Safeguard Defenders


Responding to the rise of authoritarian politics, erosion of the rule of law, and media freedom across Asia, Safeguard Defendersworks directly with human rights defenders (HRDs), women human rights defenders (WHRDs), and civil society at large toward sustainable solutions and to press for change. With an extensive background in developing and managing successful programs under repressive conditions, training civil society, and coordinating urgent action for at risk human rights defenders, Safeguard Defenders provides support and mentorship to frontline defenders struggling for basic rights and freedoms.

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10 Apr 2018

This report uses moving, first-person testimonies and in-depth interviews, to reveal how confessions are forced and extracted through threats, torture, and fear; how police dictate and direct confessions; and how they are often used as tools of propaganda for both domestic audiences and as part...

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