Thirty nine organizations and individuals write to inform regional and international human rights mechanisms of the use of excessive force by Sudanese authorities to disperse peaceful demonstrators across Sudan. At least nine people, including one child, have been killed in three separate incidents in 2016 alone.
In Celebration of King’s Day DefendDefenders Recognises the Kingdom of the Netherland’s Contributions to Human Rights in the East and Horn of Africa
On the occasion of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander’s birthday, DefendDefenders extends its warmest wishes and congratulations to the leadership and the people of the Netherlands and recognises the critical support they have provided in the promotion and protection of human rights in the East and Horn of Africa.
This joint civil society paper has been prepared by 20 leading international, national and regional non-governmental organisations, on the occasion of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 10th Anniversary. The paper provides concrete recommendations for short- and medium-term steps that would enhance the Council’s ability to better fulfil its mandate. The impact and achievements of the HRC […]
Mr. Aristide Nononsi UN Independent Expert on the situation of Human Rights in Sudan Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights United Nations Office in Geneva 8-14 Avenue de la Paix CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland 26 April 2016 Dear Mr Nononsi, We, Sudanese and international human rights organisations concerned with issues of human rights […]
Un an après le début de la crise, un silence assourdissant est tombé sur le Burundi