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#frontline defenders

# frontline-defenders - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# frontline-defenders - Monday 30 April, 2012

Bahraini hunger striker granted retrial

Activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja was sentenced by a military court to life in prison for plotting against the state.

# frontline-defenders - Monday 9 April, 2012

Formula 1 urged to "voice some concern" for hunger striker Abdulhadi

Abdulhadi Al Khawaja is entering his 61st day of hunger strike. Eoin Lynch tells us his story and why people are calling on those involved with Formula 1 to speak out about Abdulhadi’s imprisonment.

# frontline-defenders - Monday 16 January, 2012

The story behind the giant banner on St Stephen's Green

You may have seen the picture of Abdulhadi Al Khawaja – but do you know why a three-storey-high banner of him is hanging from a building in the centre of Dublin?

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