Human rights group Frontline Defenders’ dark web V3 domain
Front Line Defenders (FLD) is an Irish-based human rights organization founded in Dublin, Ireland in 2001. It aims to protect those who defend, in a non-violent manner, the human rights of others as outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The overall goal of Front Line Defenders is to enable human rights defenders, as key agents of social change, to continue their work free from the risk of harassment, intimidation and arrest.
Front Line Defenders was founded by Mary Lawler, former Irish director of Amnesty International, with a $3 million gift from entrepreneur and philanthropist Dennis O'Brien. Front Line Defenders has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, in addition to being an observer to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.
In 2006, Front Line Defenders opened an EU office in Brussels.
In 2007, Front Line Defenders received the King Baudouin Prize for International Development and on July 3, 2014, it was awarded the French Legion of Honor by the French Ambassador in Ireland. 2018, it received the United Nations Human Rights Prize.
The overall goal of Front Line Defenders is to enable human rights defenders, who are key agents of social change, to continue their work without risk of harassment, intimidation or arrest.
Front Line Defenders' official website describes itself as follows.
Front Line Defenders was founded in Dublin in 2001 with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk (HRDs), people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Front Line Defenders addresses the protection needs identified by HRDs themselves.
Front Line Defenders maintains its headquarters in Dublin, an EU Office in Brussels, and regionally-based field staff in the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe & Central Asia, and the Middle East.
Front Line Defenders provides rapid and practical support to human rights defenders at risk through:
international advocacy on behalf of human rights defenders at risk, including emergency support for those in immediate danger;
grants to pay for the practical security needs of human rights defenders;
trainings and resource materials on security and protection, including digital security;
rest, respite and other opportunities for human rights defenders dealing with extreme stress;
opportunities for networking and exchange between human rights defenders, including at the biennial Dublin Platform;
the annual Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk;
an emergency 24-hour phone line for human rights defenders operating in Arabic, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
In emergency situations Front Line Defenders can facilitate temporary relocation of human rights defenders.
Front Line Defenders promotes strengthened international and regional measures to protect human rights defenders through support for the work of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders. Support for the office of the Special Rapporteur is also made through the Frank Jennings Internship Programme. Front Line Defenders promotes respect for the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.
Front Line Defenders has Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Front Line Defenders has partnership status with the Council of Europe.
Front Line Defenders has Observer Status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, and supports the work of the Special Rapporteur for Human Rights Defenders at the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights by providing an intern on an annual basis.
Frontline Defenders' official website opened a dark web mirror and was officially promoted by the Tor Project, which gave it a friendly link.
Front Line Defenders dark web v3 domain.
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