A special issue of the International Journal of Human Rights has been released on ‘Critical Perspectives on the Security and Protection of Human Rights Defenders’. The publishers are providing open/free access to all the articles until 31 December 2015 and it can be downloaded here.
This is the second collection of papers to come from a research initiative between Amnesty International, the Centre for Applied Human Rights (University of York) and the Human Rights and Social Justice Research Institute (London Metropolitan University). The editorial article of the previous Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights Practice on HRD protection remains on open access (and available in several languages). It can be downloaded here.