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

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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

  • An open letter to Chinese officials on the status of the Changsha Funeng 3

    The Rights Practice, along with three other organisations, Chinese Human Rights Defenders, Frontline Defenders, and International Service for Human Rights, penned an open letter to Chinese officials on the status of the Changsha Funeng 3. Read more

  • China and the United Nations

    On 13 October 2020, China was re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council. UN member states have an obligation to ensure that China complies with international human rights standards. Read more

  • Civil Society Space

    On 21 October 2020, Nicola Macbean, Director, The Rights Practice, spoke at an online panel event held by LSE on “Civil Society Under Threat: Covid-19, authoritarianism and more”. Read more