A few examples…
Eight human rights NGOs have jointly received distinctly tailored security trainings and IT equipment aimed at mitigating threats and securing their communications, thus allowing them to continue promoting and defending respect for fundamental rights without further interference.
A defender arbitrarily detained by governmental forces received urgent support to cover the cost of legal representation services that led to his release in December 2016. He immediately resumed documenting human rights violations in the North-East of the country.
Urgent care, legal advice and shelter were provided, and social network’s campaigns were launched to support the well-being of hundreds of LGBTQ people who were significantly affected by the economic crisis, the Covid-19 and the Beirut port explosions.
Thanks to support for his temporary relocation abroad, a young defender was able to avoid politically motivated arrest in Egypt and organise an online campaign from Turkey to mobilise Arab youth in the diaspora on the human rights situation in Egypt.
A young women’s rights activist and journalist, whose press card was arbitrarily revoked, was able to pursue her women rights’ activism at the time of the pandemic by organising social media events and forum to raise awareness on violence against women and coordinate responses with other activists and organisations in Algiers.
To challenge the arbitrary revocation of national insurance for East Jerusalem residents by the Israeli authorities following the arrests of peaceful Palestinian activists and demonstrators in May 2021, an association not only helped families get their welfare rights restored as a matter of urgency, but also filed petitions with the Labour Court to obtain exemplary compensation and to ask the National Insurance Institute to explain its actions.