Last week, the Human Rights Council concluded its 30th session, the final one in 2015. The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project’s advocacy team attended the last week of the session with a large delegation of HRDs from Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia. Their feedback on their experience and participation […]
Un nouveau rapport d’EHAHRDP détaille d’inquiétantes restrictions de l’espace de la société civile et des medias pendant les périodes électorales au Soudan, en Éthiopie, au Burundi et en Ouganda.
Les défenseurs des droits de l’homme doivent travailler dans un espace de plus en plus restreint pendant les périodes électorales, a conclu aujourd’hui un nouveau rapport publié par le East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). Dans ce nouveau rapport intitulé « Caught up in Bitter Contests : Human Rights Defenders Working […]
New report details shrinking space of civil society during elections in Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi And Uganda.
Human rights defenders face increasing and worsening restrictions when working during electoral periods, finds a new report published today by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). In its new report “Caught Up in Bitter Contests: Human Rights Defenders Working in the Context of Elections in Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi and Uganda”, […]
UN HRC30 Side Event: Human Rights Defenders Working in the Context of Elections in Burundi, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda
This event will feature prominent human rights defenders from Burundi, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda who will discuss the deteriorating space for civil society actors during elections and address the ways in which the Human Rights Council can take urgent action to fulfill its mandate.
Kampala, Uganda: Launch of Netherlands and Austria funded projects to support human rights defenders in Africa
The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) and the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRDN) today officially launched two major new projects, funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Uganda, and the Austrian Development Cooperation. Both projects will contribute to a safer working environment for human rights […]