Human Rights Council: 33rd Session Item 10: Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on Burundi East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) Delivered by Ms. Margaret Barankitse English version below Merci Monsieur le Président. Le Projet des défenseurs des droits de l’homme de l’Est et la Corne de l’Afrique remercie les experts pour leur rapport. […]
HRC33: Intervention orale pendant le dialogue interactif sur le Burundi // Oral statement during the Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on Burundi
Today, Eritreans in London and Stockholm demonstrate to once again draw attention to the actions of one of the world’s most repressive regimes. Among those protesting are people who have not heard from family members since they were arrested in September 2001. Some are part of a civil society that is now forced to operate […]
The Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network seeks the services of a consultant(s) to undertake an evaluation of its Austrian Development Cooperation-funded project in protecting human rights defenders in Africa. Applications will be accepted until 3 October 2016.
The African Union (AU), in advance of a meeting with the United Nations Security Council on September 23, 2016, should end consideration of a call for mass withdrawal of its members from the International Criminal Court (ICC), a group of African non-governmental organizations and international groups with a presence in Africa said today. In January, […]
The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project welcomes Tanzania’s efforts towards addressing human rights violations, with a particular focus on those targeting women and people with albinism. However, we remain concerned about the growing number of violations against human rights defenders who challenge the violation of land rights, civil and political rights, health related rights, and LGBTI rights, who are regularly targeted by the state, through arbitrary detention, judicial and administrative harassment, reprisals, and office raids…