Support directory

Digital Security Resources for human rights defenders

HRD’S Protection Organisations

Civil Rights Defenders: An independent expert organization founded in Stockholm that defends human rights, in particular people’s civil and political rights. They also support and empower human rights defenders at risk all over the world.

Virtual Road: Based in Sweden, Virtual Road/Qurium Media Foundation provides a Secure Hosting service for independent media and human rights organizations in repressive regimes.

Environmental Defender Law Center EDLC: Based in the USA, EDLC provides legal services to environmental defenders, especially by finding private lawyers to work for free on their behalf.

Ngetha Media Association for Peace NMAP: Based in Uganda, NMAP provides security training, risk assessment, and organizational security audit for defenders in Africa.

Biodiversity information tools and resources

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: The world’s most comprehensive information source on the global extinction risk status of animal, fungus, and plant species.