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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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July 13, 2022
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RSI launches tool tracking global repatriations of children and adults from northeast Syria

July 05, 2022
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RSI advises JCHR on the creation of a Human Rights Ombudsperson

June 29, 2022
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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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