Front Line Defenders launches Global Analysis 2019
Reviewing the state of the world for human rights defenders in 2019
Front Line Defenders recently published their global analysis on the situation of human rights defenders (HRD) worldwide. In 2019, 304 people in 31 countries were targeted and killed for their work according to data collected by Front Line Defenders. 40% of those killed worked on land, indigenous peoples and environmental rights.
“Women defenders who are on the front lines are punished for their public work by having their private lives attacked and their role as mothers, wives and partners questioned”
FLD Deputy Head of Protection, Meerim Ilyas
Download the report: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/sites/default/files/global_analysis_2019_web.pdf