Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Target Group: Human rights defenders

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    Support in Exile
    Boris Nemtsov Fellowship program
    Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom
    The maximum duration of a fellowship is 6 months. The number of awarded fellowships depends on the available funds.
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    Digital Safety
    Digital Security Helpline
    Access Now
    24/7 rapid-response emergency assistance for people under digital attack
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    Relocation
    Elisabeth-Selbert-Initiative
    Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa)
    A safe place to recuperate, cope with trauma, and when possible, to network and further develop their professional skills
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Medical expenses, including psycho-social support
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    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Legal represendation and trial monitoring
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    Relocation
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Temporary relocation, inclduing for dependents affected by the threat
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    Living Expenses
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Humanitarian assistance and dependent support Equipment replacement if confiscated or damaged
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    Physical Safety
    Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)
    Freedom House
    Frontline Defenders (FLD)
    Improving physical security of home or office
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    Relocation
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Emergency fund for temporary relocation
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Psychosocial support
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    Digital Safety
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Funds for security improvement (for example digital security software)
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    Physical Safety
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Funds for security improvement (for example specific security improvements like steel doors or security cameras)
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    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Legal Aid
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    Living Expenses
    Emergency Fund
    Civil Rights Defenders
    Humanitarian support
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    Digital Safety
    Living Expenses
    Physical Safety
    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Relocation
    Emergency grant for human rights defenders at risk
    ProtectDefenders.eu
    Emergency financial and material support for digital security Emergency financial support for legal fees Emergency financial support for humanitarian assistance (including family support) Emergency financial and material support for physical security Emergency financial support for medical support (including psychosocial support and rehabilitation) Emergency financial support for relocation
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    Digital Safety
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Funds for digital security
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    Physical Safety
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Funds for physical security 
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Medical support (including psycho-social support andrehabilitation) to defenders who have suffered a medical condition as a result of their peaceful human rights activities
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    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Legal support for human rights defenders who are bing judicially harassed
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    Living Expenses
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Humanitarian assistance (including family support)
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    Relocation
    Emergency material support to human rights defenders at risk
    OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
    Support for temporary relocation where necessary
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    Free legal help
    Advocate
    Free legal support if you are based in England or Wales Barristers can: Represent you in any court/tribunal Give legal advice in a meeting or over the phone Give legal advice in writing Draft documents such as skeleton arguments
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    Living Expenses
    Incident Emergency Funding
    Digital Defenders Partnership (DDP)
    Replacement of professional equipment and journalistic material (hardware or software) which has been taken, lost or stolen as a consequence of the type of work
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    Digital Safety
    Incident Emergency Funding
    Digital Defenders Partnership (DDP)
    purchase of more secure hard- or software and costs related to implementation of the new systems; technical or non-technical activities to respond to urgent issues such as internet blockages; training or accompaniment on digital or other security issues; measures to improve physical security (which relate to information management and digital security);
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Incident Emergency Funding
    Digital Defenders Partnership (DDP)
    Measures to address the psychological and psychosocial impacts of digital threats
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    Relocation
    Le Fonds d’Urgence
    Agir ensemble pour les droits humains (AEDH)
    Financial support for temporary national or local relocation
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    Living Expenses
    Le Fonds d’Urgence
    Agir ensemble pour les droits humains (AEDH)
    Subsistence costs to meet most basic needs for you and/or your family in exceptional situations
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    Psychosocial Support and Medical Aid
    Le Fonds d’Urgence
    Agir ensemble pour les droits humains (AEDH)
    Subsistance costs to cover medical needs after an assault
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    Le Fonds d’Urgence
    Agir ensemble pour les droits humains (AEDH)
    Subsistence costs to cover a legal or judicial assistance, covering legal costs when you are sued or filed a lawsuit
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    Legal intervention
    Article 19
    Legal interventions, amicus briefs