Debbie Stothard, Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights, leads a session at the Forest Defenders Conference to draft an Environmental Defenders Declaration for South East Asia. Soon after the conference, when arriving in Vietnam to attend the World Economic Forum, Stothard was detained and deported by the Vietnamese Government, supposedly because she posed a threat to national security.

Debbie Stothard, Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights, leads a session at the Forest Defenders Conference to draft an Environmental Defenders Declaration for South East Asia. Soon after the conference, when arriving in Vietnam to attend the World Economic Forum, Stothard was detained and deported by the Vietnamese Government, supposedly because she posed a threat to national security.