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Young Arab human rights defenders participate in five-day training workshop in Tunis

Participants at the workshop in Tunis, 23-27 April 2007

Fifty young human rights defenders from the Middle East and North Africa met in Tunis from 23-27 April for an intensive workshop on advocacy and the human rights-based framework. The workshop was part of a year-long training programme, “Youth for

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Youth for Human Rights training programme for Arab activists under way

Trainers and organisers from AIHR, CIHRS and HREA during meeting in Cairo, 1-3 Nov 2006

Eighty young human rights defenders from the Middle East started in early December an e-learning course on human rights advocacy. This distance learning course is part of a year-long training programme, “Youth for Human Rights”, that provides intensive training and

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The Power of Tech for Human Rights: International Activists Meet to Explore Technology to Document and Prevent Human Rights Abuses

Advocacy Institute 2016

For immediate release October 29, 2004 More than 40 international human rights activists will meet near Boston on November 5-7, to discuss how to use technology — from text messaging to satellite communication, data encryption, and blogs — to prevent

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Human rights defender and educator Marek Nowicki dies

Marek Nowicki. Photo:

We are saddened by the death of long-time human rights activist and educator Marek Nowicki. A nuclear physicist by training, Marek was active in the underground opposition movement in communist Poland in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1989, following the

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Distance learning for human rights workers

HREA intends to offer short specialised courses for human rights workers via distance learning. It is envisioned that the courses encompass a total of 60 hours of reading, on-line working groups, interaction with students and instructors/facilitators and assignments, and will

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