Interventions & Speeches

As the 31st session of the UN HRC comes to an end, our eyes turn to Geneva and the member states of the Council, awaiting a strong resolution establishing such a mechanism. Yesterday, we spoke to a journalist and human rights defender who was forced to flee South Sudan after his life was threatened by government security forces. His story shows once again the dire need for strong action by the Council.

Kampala: As human rights activist David Kato is laid to rest, we call for justice and full investigations into his death. The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project/Network together with its partner Protection International and Foundation for Human Rights Initiative; EHAHRDP focal...

Dear Friends, Let me start off by thanking you our partners, defenders and Network members, who have supported us in our work and efforts throughout 2010 without whom we would not have achieved this much.