DefendDefenders was pleased to meet with H.E. Henk Jan Bakker, Netherlands Ambassador to Uganda, at our offices in Human Rights House on 13 February to discuss progress and achievements after two years of joint work. The meeting was attended by representatives of DefendDefenders, the Foundation for Human Rights Initiatives, the National Coalition for Human Rights […]
South Sudan: Open letter to African Union heads of state and government on supporting an open and genuine national dialogue
60 civil society organisations call upon African Union member state diplomatic missions in Addis Ababa to urge their leaders to act to prevent perpetual cycles of violence in South Sudan by supporting an open and inclusive national dialogue process
DefendDefenders is in the process of recruiting a Project Coordinator for its work in supporting human rights defenders in the Great Lakes region.
DefendDefenders is looking for a new colleague to join the team.
Ethiopian authorities should immediately disclose the location of Temesgen Desalegn, who was jailed on spurious charges two years ago, and give him access to medical care, said the Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) and DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) today. Temesgen Desalegn is serving a three-year sentence in […]