Examen du Burundi par le Comité contre la Torture : la société civile dénonce une crise des droits humains
Examination of Burundi by the Committee against Torture: civil society condemns a human rights crisis
Puntland’s Minister of Information Mohamud Hassan So’ade should stop trying to muzzle and intimidate the press through death threats, undue legal restrictions and his Ministry’s interference in the registration and accreditation of journalists.
DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) and the Community Empowerment for Progress Organisation (CEPO) are calling for the immediate release of renowned journalist and editor Alfred Taban. The Editor-in-Chief of the Juba Monitor was arrested by agents of the National Security Services in the afternoon of 16 July and taken to […]
DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) strongly condemns the deliberate killing of South Sudanese journalist John Gatluak Manguet Nhial by armed men amidst reports of fighting and killings throughout the capital. Gatluak, who worked as a station coordinator and reporter with Naath FM in Leer, was killed on 11 July at […]
At the end of the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council, DefendDefenders looks back on three weeks of intense advocacy efforts, which, despite challenges along the way, resulted in a number of key decisions for civil society as a whole, and in the East and Horn of Africa in particular.