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A short documentary on Shelter City guest Francis
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October 18, 2018

A short documentary on Shelter City guest Francis

Peace Brigades International made a documentary on Francis and his work to document police brutality in Kenya.

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Former Shelter City guest Irwin becomes a One Young World Peace Ambassador
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October 11, 2018

Former Shelter City guest Irwin becomes a One Young World Peace Ambassador

Irwin has been selected to participate in the One Young World Summit as a Peace Ambassador.

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Documentary on former Shelter City guest Zar Ali now available
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October 10, 2018

Documentary on former Shelter City guest Zar Ali now available

The documentary on Zar Ali, human rights defender from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan, is now available.

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International Shelter City Workshop in Tbilisi
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September 26, 2018

International Shelter City Workshop in Tbilisi

The first International Shelter City Workshop brought together many organizations for three days in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Shelter City guests Graciela and Brigitte join the Amsterdam Pride
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August 6, 2018

Shelter City guests Graciela and Brigitte join the Amsterdam Pride

Graciela and Brigitte, two human rights defenders and Shelter City guest joined the 2018 edition of Amsterdam Pride.

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The city of Trento makes a step forward in  supporting human rights defenders
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June 20, 2018

The city of Trento makes a step forward in supporting human rights defenders

The city of Trento in Italy is moving forward with its committment to human rights defenders and with establishing a Shelter City.

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Shelter City guest Justus meets high school students
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May 24, 2018

Shelter City guest Justus meets high school students

Shelter City guest Justus spoke to students about his work as a human rights defender in Nigeria.

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Deventer joins Shelter City
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April 12, 2018

Deventer joins Shelter City

The city of Deventer joins the Shelter City movement in its mission of providing a safe and inspiring space for human rights defenders at risk.

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Tbilisi celebrates one year as part of Shelter City
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March 2, 2018

Tbilisi celebrates one year as part of Shelter City

As Tbilisi celebrates one year as being part of Shelter City, the founders of Shelter City Georgia think back at the creation of the first…

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Costa Rica joins Shelter City
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February 7, 2018

Costa Rica joins Shelter City

Costa Rica joins Shelter City and becomes the third international Shelter City.

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Shelter City Maastricht now hosts a photo exhibition
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November 21, 2017

Shelter City Maastricht now hosts a photo exhibition

It is now possible to visit a photo exhibition on ten human rights defenders and Shelter City guests.

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Shelter City guest Renate meets Alfrink College students
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November 8, 2017

Shelter City guest Renate meets Alfrink College students

Renate is a LGBTIQ+ rights defender from Indonesia. She spoke to Alfrink College students about her experience.

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