HRDs suffer judicial prosecutions in their quest to fight Violations like land grabbing. Video Courtsey of John Allan Namu/Africa Uncensored
The following two articles are part of UN Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
The United Nations (UN) identifies the significant role played by regional human rights defenders in the promotion and protection of human rights. The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, espoused by the World Conference on Human Rights in 1993, authorized attempts to support and augment the usefulness of these measures while at the same time augmenting the significance of their cooperation with the UN human rights system. This has been authenticated by the UN General Assembly in a number of its declarations calling for the Secretary-General to keep on strengthening the exchanges between the UN and regional inter-governmental organizations dealing with human rights.
The report is attached below.REPORT-ON-REGIONAL-DIALOGUE-ON-SHRINKING-SPACE