Legal Environment

In its biannual report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, DefendDefenders provides a six-month overview of events affecting the rights to freedom of association, expression, and peaceful assembly in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region, highlighting worsening, sustained and targeted attacks...

Human Rights Council: 36th Session Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Sudan Joint oral statement by DefendDefenders and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) Delivered by Mr Mossad Ali Mohammed Thank you M President, Our organisations, the East and...

The government of Tanzania should end its hostile rhetoric toward civil society groups and threats to obstruct their work, 18 national and international nongovernmental organizations said today. The comments have targeted groups helping pregnant girls finish their education and those working to protect the rights...