Last week, the Human Rights Council concluded its 30th session, the final one in 2015. The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project’s advocacy team attended the last week of the session with a large delegation of HRDs from Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia. Their feedback on their experience and participation […]
Somalia: EHAHRDP calls for the immediate and unconditional release of two Universal TV journalists and resumption of the broadcast after latest government crackdown
6th October 2015 – The Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) raided the offices of privately owned Universal TV in Mogadishu on 2 October 2015 and arrested Abdullahi Hersi, the station’s East Africa director, and Awil Dahir Salad, a producer. The two journalists have not been charged and according to local sources, the General […]
30th September 2015 Oral Intervention East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) Delivered by Mr Hassan Ali Gesey Thank you Mr. President, The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project and the Somali Independent Media Houses Association welcomes this interactive dialogue, and the report of Mr Tom Nyanduga on […]
Un nouveau rapport d’EHAHRDP détaille d’inquiétantes restrictions de l’espace de la société civile et des medias pendant les périodes électorales au Soudan, en Éthiopie, au Burundi et en Ouganda.
Les défenseurs des droits de l’homme doivent travailler dans un espace de plus en plus restreint pendant les périodes électorales, a conclu aujourd’hui un nouveau rapport publié par le East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). Dans ce nouveau rapport intitulé « Caught up in Bitter Contests : Human Rights Defenders Working […]
New report details shrinking space of civil society during elections in Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi And Uganda.
Human rights defenders face increasing and worsening restrictions when working during electoral periods, finds a new report published today by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). In its new report “Caught Up in Bitter Contests: Human Rights Defenders Working in the Context of Elections in Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi and Uganda”, […]