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Nov. 18, 2019

Carter Center Statement from the 2019 Human Rights Defenders Forum


The Carter Center is calling for global solidarity with activists facing increasingly violent retribution for their work to advance human rights and peace worldwide.
The 12th meeting of the Human Rights Defenders Forum took place Oct. 12-15 and brought together activists from 28 countries. There was a special focus on attacks against female human rights defenders and peacemakers, who face even more severe violence than their male counterparts
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