Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

What is covered?

Medical fees for HRDs if you have been attacked or have suffered a medical condition as a result of your peaceful human rights activities

The support is provided by:

Important information about time and eligibility restrictions, as well as further requirements:

Grants are for amounts up to a maximum of €7,500.

No funding for:

  • Visa
  • Retrospective funding
  • International organisations
  • Organisations that have applied or are already receiving funding for the same purpose elsewhere
  • Projects which focus on broader human rights issues rather than the specific situation of human rights defenders
  • Costs for human rights defenders who are already in exile
  • Ongoing office running costs such as salaries and rent
  • Armed security guards
  • Purchase of vehicles