If you’ve heard of Safeguard Defenders before, you’ve probably seen news of one of our public campaigns—against China’s use of forced TV confessions, for example—or because of one of our publications, such as The People’s Republic of the Disappeared about China's secret detention system.

Call for Proposals, Updated 2020-01-13.

Safeguard Defenders is now inviting organizations and individuals to submit proposals for small projects aimed at empowering civil society and rights defenders in China. We welcome all interested parties to submit their ideas throughout January and February. Received submissions are evaluated on a rolling basis. Please carefully read the focus and guidelines below before submitting your proposal.