In 2018 Guinean civil society actors worked towards a draft for better protection of human rights defenders in the country, with the support of the International Service for Human Rights. The draft law proposed by civil society identifies the rights of defenders and the State’s obligations towards defenders and the applicable sanctions, remedies for breaches of rights and obligations. It includes  provitions for a specific protection for women and disabled HRDs.


Updated: 02/2020

International Service for Human Rights - ISHR
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