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ACHPR60: State of human rights in the East and Horn of Africa

In an oral statement, Executive Director Hassan Shire updates the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights on the situation in the East and Horn of Africa, and calls to end the climate of impunity that has prevails in many countries across the sub-region.
 

EHAHRD-Net: Final Communiqué on third General Assembly

The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (EHAHRD-Net) held its third General Assembly from 21 to 22 February 2017 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Kampala, Uganda. The General Assembly (GA) brought together development partners, coalition representatives, country focal points and human rights...
 

ACHPR57: Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Africa

This report was prepared with the assistance of reports and information received by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (the secretariat of the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network) from our members and partners from the sub-region to...
 

Human Rights Defenders Timeline 2005-2015 #10YearsDefending

The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project has been working to protect African human rights defenders for ten years. Join us on this tour of developments, highlights and emblematic cases in the African system supporting human rights defenders.   EHAHRDP was established...
 

Rwanda: Joint submission by EHAHRDP and CIVICUS to UPR

Joint submission by East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project and CIVICUS, World Alliance for Citizen Participation to the UN Universal Periodic Review on the urgent concerns relating to the operating environment in which civil society activists, human rights defenders and journalists have...
 

ACHPR: Human Rights Situation in Africa

55th Ordinary Session of the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Luanda, Angola Public Session Item 4: Human Rights Situation in Africa Statement by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project Delivered by John Foley Madame Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State Delegates,...
 

ACHPR:Oral intervention on Human Rights Situation in Africa (Item 5)

Presented at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, October 2013, by Hassan Shire, Chairperson, East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network Honourable Chairperson, On behalf of the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project, I thank you for the...
 

Rwanda: Ebranlement de l’indépendance de la société civile

Les autorités rwandaises devraient permettre à la société civile de fonctionner indépendamment a déclaré aujourd’hui le Projet des Défenseurs des Droits de l’Homme de l’Est et la Corne de l’Afrique (EHAHRDP). Le 21 juillet 2013, la direction de la Ligue Rwandaise pour la Promotion et...
 

Rwanda: Independence of Civil Society Undermined

The Rwandan authorities should allow civil society to operate independently, the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project said today. On 21st July 2013, the leadership of the Rwandan League for the Promotion and Defence of Human Rights (LIPRODHOR) was transferred to an...
 

Resolution of Sub-Regional Journalists Conference 2012 and Human Rights Defenders for the East and Horn of Africa

WE, the journalists and human rights defenders from Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia/Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, meeting at the Sub-Regional Journalists and Human Rights Defenders Conference organised by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project in Mukono, Uganda, 12-16th November 2012:
 

Increasing restrictions on the independent press in Rwanda

EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS NETWORK Kampala: EHAHRDP-Net condemns increasing restrictions on the independent press in Rwanda The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (EHAHRD-Net) is concerned by the current restrictions being imposed by the Rwandese authorities on the...
 

EHAHRD-Net welcomes its new members

EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS NETWORK Kampala: EHAHRD-Net welcomes its new members The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (EHAHRD-Net), is happy to announce the extension of the Network to include the new members of the East African Community,...
 

EHAHRD-Net first strategic planning meeting

EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS NETWORK Kampala: EHAHRD-Net first strategic planning meeting starts today The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (EHAHRD-Net), formed by human rights defenders in 2005, will be holding its first strategic planning meeting in Entebbe...