See - http://jurist.org/paperchase/2012/09/un-rights-chief-urges-honduras-to-address-violence-against-lawyers.php
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Human rights defenders are still subject to violence and arrests in various places around the globe. In July the government of the Philippines was urged to protect human rights defenders [JURIST report] and ensure that they can pursue their work without interference. Two UN Special Rapporteurs reported that members of this group received death threats and have even been killed since the death of Fr. Fausto Tenorio in Mindanao last year. In May the Special Rapporteurs on human rights defenders, the situation of human rights in Iran, and the independence of judges and lawyers called on Iran to grant [JURIST report] human rights defenders the ability to carry out their legitimate activities and to take measures so that they receive adequate protections. In March UN Special Rapporteur Margaret Sekaggya outlined the risks and challenges [JURIST report] faced by human rights journalists and media workers, and called for additional protection of those workers.
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