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Defend International

Defend International
Type Non-profit
NGO
Location
  • Norway
Services Lobbying, awareness raising, research, pro-human rights campaigns
Fields Defending human rights
Website www.defendinternational.org

Defend International (commonly known as DI) is an international human rights and of International Humanitarian Law, monitor the implementation of preventive measures that are designed to end impunity for the perpetrators of these crimes, conduct medical research that may either directly or indirectly improve the health standard of communities, and to promote peace and democracy through cultural relations and diplomacy."[1] Based in Norway, DI aims to disseminate knowledge about human rights and mobilise public opinion in favour of the implementation of international law and UN resolutions.[2]

Widad Akrawi is currently the president of Defend International.".[3]

Work

As a non-state actor, Defend International targets governments, international institutions and non-governmental groups.

DI works on the following key areas:

References

  1. ^ a b c "About Defend International". Defend International. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Contact Defend International". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Iran: DI Speaks Out Against Death Penalty". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Lebanon: Three Videos Confirm Torture of A Child & Two Men". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  6. ^ "Prisoner of conscience: Al-Khaiwani". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  7. ^ "End Juvenile Death Penalty". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  8. ^ "Women’s Rights Campaigner Negin Released on Bail". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  9. ^ "Bahrain: Judicial Proceedings Against Mr. Mohamed Al-Maskati". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  10. ^ "Mr. Bijan Ghahramani at Risk of Deportation to Iran". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  11. ^ "NGO Presentation to the UN First Committee 2008". Defend International. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 

External links

  • Defend International official site
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