Just three percent of people live in countries where the rights to protest, organise and speak out are respected, protected and fulfilled according to the CIVICUS Monitor, which today releases the first-ever global dataset on the enjoyment of civic space. Of the 195 rated, it finds that civic space in twenty countries – including Eritrea, […]
10 Ugandan civil society organisations urge the government of Uganda to conduct swift and transparent investigations the recent wave of office break-ins targeting human rights organisations and take steps to put an end to the practice.
Un an après le début de la crise, un silence assourdissant est tombé sur le Burundi
Les défenseurs dénoncent: Armel Niyongere s’exprime sur sa vie en exil et la campagne SOS-Torture Burundi
KENYA: NCHRD-K and DefendDefenders condemn the killing of human rights defender John Waweru in Nairobi
The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K) and DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) are outraged by the killing of human rights defender John Waweru on Monday 11 April 2016 in Zimmerman, Nairobi. John Waweru was the director of Githunguri Constituency Ranching Company and an avid and committed […]