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SPEAKING UP FOR HUMAN RIGHTS SINCE 1972

The ISHR represents a network of grassroots human rights defenders in over 30 countries worldwide.

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Big Brother Belarus traumatizing youth

She had blossomed in custody through your letters of support, now the state is letting Marina wither. Don't let the flower wither, even if she does not get the mail now, so the guards will see that Marina is part of our g(u)ard-en!

Cuba: Peaceful Strike ended with police brutality

After several days of hunger strike, all 14 activists of the "San Isidro Movement" were arrested by Cuban security forces. Shortly before the house was stormed, many online services in Havana and large parts of Cuba were interrupted. 

Belarus: Support political prisoner with letters!

25-year-old teacher Marina Glasova was arrested after taking part in demonstration against falcification of presidential elections. Later, a case was brought against her for “lack of respect for police officers”. Since then she has been in custody.

Appeals for help from Belarus. You too can do something that easy!

There is a danger that the Belarusian topic will finally go off the radar since the West has its own current news: elections in the USA, the coronavirus, local protests in Poland, and others. Plus, foreign journalists from Belarus were expelled and deprived of their accreditations. Who will write from the scene?

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS OUR PRESIDENT?

Schirrmacher visits Memorial Hall in Nanjing

The President of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR), Thomas Schirrmacher, visited the Memorial Hall for the victims of the Massacre of the Japanese invaders 1937/1938 in Nanjing (China).

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Who we are

The International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) was founded in 1972 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany to advocate for and is now represented in over 30 countries. Learn more »

What we do

We defend the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights worldwide. Learn more »

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