Making human rights real

We work to help grassroots organisations, legal scholars, lawyers and other human rights defenders build their capacity to make human rights a reality. Find out more

Our impact

Better Access to Justice

Stronger Public Participation

Respect for detainees

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Abolishing the Death Penalty

The use of the death penalty always carries the risk of an unsafe conviction and a miscarriage of justice.



Migrant workers

Children of migrant workers denied equal access to education.



Latest news

  • Interim Review of the Death Penalty in China

    As part of our work engaging with China on the death penalty, we decided to undertake a review of how far the minimum standards were respected in China’s application of the death penalty. We have produced this interim report in time for the 8th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Brussels. Read more

  • Access to Education Proposals in Shenzhen

    The city of Shenzhen has made headway in enabling the children of migrant workers access to the same education rights as their urban peers. Read more

  • Adopt Resolution at UN Human Rights Council

    The Rights Practice signed a joint letter, with 40 organisations in total, calling on governments to adopt a resolution addressing human rights violations in China. Read more