Please email us on Safeguard Defenders uses ProtonMail. Using ProtonMail or another encrypted email service to contact us will provide better security. Safeguard Defenders also uses encrypted messaging platforms such as Signal and Telegram. If you prefer to use messaging APPs, please email us first with a request at


Urgent Actions and Public Interest Litigation

If you wish to submit an Urgent Action request, ensure the email subject line reads “Urgent Action” to guarantee a response within 48 hours. First make a request for a copy of the template form. Likewise, to request assistance for Public Interest Litigation, first request a copy of the template form, emailing us with "PIL" or "Public Interest Litigation" in the email subject line. Response may be delayed if the language is not in English, Chinese, French or Vietnamese.


Newsletter and twitter

Safeguard Defenders sends out occasional brief news updates to campaigns and other developments. To sign up please email us at with the subject line "newsletter."

Our twitter account, which tweets in English and Chinese, also provides timely updates.


Safeguard Defenders

+34 910 XX XX

Calle Toledo 76

28005 Madrid