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Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)
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New paper provides first systematic analysis of UN Special Rapporteur's communications on human rights defenders
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Author: Ardea International
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Author: Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)
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