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Shelter City guest Dilip presents the Chakma community to students
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October 17, 2019

Shelter City guest Dilip presents the Chakma community to students

Shelter City guest Dilip gave presentations to students on his work to protect the rights of the Chakma community in India.

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Shelter City guest Dilip Chakma is interviewed by the Asser Institute
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October 15, 2019

Shelter City guest Dilip Chakma is interviewed by the Asser Institute

Dilip was interviewed by the Asser Institute in relation to his human rights work in India and his fellowship at the Institute.

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Shelter City has welcomed 200 human rights defenders in seven years
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September 19, 2019

Shelter City has welcomed 200 human rights defenders in seven years

We at Shelter City celebrate the arrival of the 200th guest and the achievements of our movement.

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Tino explains the situation of the LGBTIQ+ community and sex workers in Zambia
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September 16, 2019

Tino explains the situation of the LGBTIQ+ community and sex workers in Zambia

Shelter City guest Tino gave a presentation to Dutch diplomats on the rights of the LGBTIQ+ community and sex workers in Zambia.

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Batumi joins Shelter City
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September 2, 2019

Batumi joins Shelter City

The city of Batumi in Georgia has joined the Shelter City movement in offering relocation and support to human rights defenders.

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Increasing the support to human rights defenders in Central America
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June 26, 2019

Increasing the support to human rights defenders in Central America

On the anniversary of the creation of Shelter City Costa Rica, we reflect on how it has greatly supported human rights defenders in Central America.

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Shelter City guest Daniel gives a presentation on human rights in Congo
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May 24, 2019

Shelter City guest Daniel gives a presentation on human rights in Congo

Daniel, human rights defender in Congo, gave a presentation to students on human rights in his country.

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Ride for Rights 2019
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May 20, 2019

Ride for Rights 2019

During the 2019 edition of Ride for Rights, the participants cycled through the Netherlands to support human rights defenders.

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Shelter City guest Pedro joins Ride for Rights
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May 3, 2019

Shelter City guest Pedro joins Ride for Rights

Colombian human rights defender Pedro joins this year's Ride for Rights to support Shelter City and other human rights defenders.

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The Ukrainian Leadership Academy visits Shelter City The Hague
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April 18, 2019

The Ukrainian Leadership Academy visits Shelter City The Hague

The students of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy learned more about human rights defenders while visiting Shelter City The Hague.

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Arts and Human Rights exhibition at Shelter City Tanzania
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March 8, 2019

Arts and Human Rights exhibition at Shelter City Tanzania

Shelter City Tanzania organized an exhibition with the cooperation of some artists and human rights defenders who are staying in the Shelter City.

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Our participation in Model United Nations Alfrink
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February 8, 2019

Our participation in Model United Nations Alfrink

We participated in the fourteenth edition of the Model United Nations Alfrink, a simulation of the works of the United Nations for high school students .

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A spotlight on University College Groningen
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January 30, 2019

A spotlight on University College Groningen

University College Groningen, partner of Shelter City Groningen, published a video to promote Shelter City.

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Shelter City guest Mohan calls for a reform of the judiciary in Nepal
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January 7, 2019

Shelter City guest Mohan calls for a reform of the judiciary in Nepal

In a op-ed published last December, Mohan Kumar Karna calls for a reform of the Nepalese judicial council.

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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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