Front Line Defenders launched their Rights.Risks.Change! campaign February 11 in Dublin to raise awareness of human rights issues during the Sochi Olympics.
Irish Independent: Human rights campaign launched with start of Winter Olympics
The Irish Independent attended a press conference held by Front Line Defenders and Stephania Kulaeva, head of Anti-Discrimination Centre – Memorial and one of 12 HRDs featured in the campaign. The report in the Irish Independent can be read here.
The Journal.ie and Hans Thoolen on Human Rights Defenders have published an op-ed about the broader picture of human rights in Russia, beyond just the issues highlighted by the Sochi Olympics: “The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics”
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