FIDH, under the Observatory for the Protection of Human rights Defenders, provides emergency material support to at risk human rights defenders working in the most difficult circumstances.
Costs eligible for financial support or direct material support include the following: physical security, digital security, communications, capacity building in security, secure transportation, legal support, medical support (including psycho-social support and rehabilitation), humanitarian assistance (including family support), urgent relocation, urgent monitoring, reporting or advocacy).
Any human rights defender or organisation who is facing risks because of her/his human rights work and needs emergency support may send an application for an emergency grant to:
Tel: + 33 143552078 / +33 143555505
Fax: + 33 1 43551880