The expression defender of human rights refers to the person who, individually or together with others, strives to promote or protect human rights. They are known for what they do. The Declaration on Human Rights Defenders refers to “individuals, groups and institutions [that contribute] to the effective elimination of all violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms of peoples and individuals” .
Human Rights Defenders is a space for debate around the issue of the exercise and protection of human rights defenders as part of the human rights agenda. For more information you can visit this link.