Model Law for the Recognition and Protection of Human Rights Defenders, by International Service for Human Rights

This Model Law is intended to guide and assist States and other actors to ensure the full and effective. The legal recognition and protection of defenders is crucial to ensuring that they can work in a safe, supportive environment and be free from attacks, reprisals and unreasonable restrictions. This resource will provide technical guidance to states to develop laws and policies, and protect them from reprisals and attacks.