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This database monitors, compiles and categorises information related to the protection of human rights defenders, with a particular focus on national policy developments.

Defensoría del Pueblo Perú
2022
In an effort to place the need for more efficient protection measures for environmental defenders on the national public agenda,...
Corte Constitucional. República de Colombia
2022
Boletín No 39 – Bogotá, April 18, 2022. The Constitutional Court is considering nine tutela actions1 filed by 18 citizens...
CODIGO DH
2022
The Office of the Ombudsman for Human Rights of Oaxaca participates in updating the Agreement on the Recognition and Protection...
Secretaría de gobernación. Gobierno de Mexico
2022
In January 2022, discussions on a general law for the protection of human rights defenders in Mexico were renewed. Discussions...
République du Niger
2022
On the 15th of June 2022, a national law on human rights defenders (HRDs or defenders) in Niger was adopted. The...
International Service of Human Rights
2022
In the Central African Republic, a Draft Law is being discussed at the Ministry of Justice. See here for an...
Rappler
2022
In the Philippines, two proposals on the protection of human rights defenders are pending. As stated in the attached article:...
Protection International
2022
A draft edict on the protection of human rights defenders and journalists has been proposed to the Provincial Assembly in...
Protection International
2022
Read Protection International’s new report “The Worldwide Growth of National Policies for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders: A current...
Protection International
2022
National and international organizations sent this letter to President Gustavo Petro and Vice President Francia Márquez with three recommendations so...
Internationl Service for Human Rights
2022
“On 17 January 2022, the House of Representatives adopted House Bill No. 10576, known as the Human Rights Defenders Act,...
La Nueva Prensa, AP News
2022
Concerning news has come forward on the Colombian National Protection Unit (Unidad Nacional de Protección or UNP in Spanish). Personnel...
Departamento Nacional de Planeación
2022
This document was issued on 29/Nov/2021 by the government of Iván Duque and approved on 6/Dec/2021 by the National Council...
Unidad Nacional de Protección
2022
In September 2022, the Colombian government introduced the Emergency Plan for the Protection of Social Leaders, Human Rights Defenders and...