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WE STOP HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES 

COMMITTED IN THE NAME OF

NATIONAL SECURITY 

For over 30 years, Rights & Security International has held governments to account for discrimination and other human rights harms committed in the name of national security.  

We work to get racism and other bias out of national security policies -- and bring in human rights and accountability. 

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September 15, 2022
Counter-Terrorism Repatriation Gender Human Rights Act International Humanitarian Law Right to Life Citizenship

EUROPE’S HIGHEST COURT STRESSES RSI’S WORK IN MAJOR RULING

September 07, 2022
Featured Article Impunity Human Rights Act Accountability and Access to Justice

123 NGOs write to Parliament advising it scraps the Bill of Rights Bill

September 01, 2022
Counter-Terrorism International Humanitarian Law RISE Coalition Accountability and Access to Justice Rise Coalition

Report: A UN Ombudsperson on counter-terrorism

July 13, 2022
Featured Article Counter-Terrorism Repatriation Gender Human Rights Act International Humanitarian Law Right to Life Citizenship International Security and Rule of Law

RSI launches tool tracking global repatriations of children and adults from northeast Syria

Focus Areas

Across the world, national security measures are increasingly being used to silence dissent, target vulnerable and marginalised communities, and close civic and democratic space. In parallel, the obstacles for victims to access justice have significantly increased as Governments hide behind the well-worn cloak of national security and at the same time are systematically dismantling the hard-fought for protections in the form of laws (international, regional and domestic), institutions (including judicial institutions) and safeguards (including Parliamentary oversight of executive action). To address these trends, and advocate for rights-based approach to national security policies, Rights and Security International works on the following focus areas.

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Rise Coalition

Find out more about our exciting flagship initiative. 

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THE HISTORY OF RIGHTS & SECURITY INTERNATIONAL

Explore how Rights and Security International has been successfully advocating for a rights-based approach to national security, and holding Governments to account for unlawful actions taken in the name of national security for over three decades.

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