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Human Rights Defenders are invaluable in helping to create a world in which everybody's human rights are realised. Their stories must be heard. On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Union is partnering with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to bring the stories of these inspiring and courageous individuals to the global stage.
In Zambia, Dr Godfrey Malembeka has been chosen to illustrate the global campaign for its work as a fervent defender of prisoners' rights in his country