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Protecting migrants’ and refugees’ rights defenders

FRA joined the 10th Strategic Meeting of Mechanisms and Programmes for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.

The meeting was an opportunity for institutions, mandate-holders and human rights activists to engage in strategic discussions. They focused on ways to enhance the protection of migrants and refugees’ rights defenders who face harassment and criminalisation.

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders organised the meeting. It took place in Brussels from 29 to 30 September.