DefendDefenders

Protects and promotes human rights defenders in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region.

Latest News

Do you want to receive human rights updates from DefendDefenders?

Human Rights Defender of the Month: Onyango Owor

In March 2020, Uganda’s Constitutional Court nullified the Public Order Management Act, 2013, a law that made arbitrary restrictions on freedom of assembly possible. One of the people behind the successful petition of POMA is Onyango Owor, a Ugandan lawyer with 15 years of experience in representing human rights defenders.

Read more

Human Rights Defender of the Month: Onyango Owor

In March 2020, Uganda’s Constitutional Court nullified the Public Order Management Act, 2013, a law that made arbitrary restrictions on freedom of assembly possible. One of the people behind the successful petition of POMA is Onyango Owor, a Ugandan lawyer with 15 years of experience in representing human rights defenders.

Read more

Do you want to support human rights defenders?

Do you want to get in touch with DefendDefenders?

Check out our campaign The Three Women.

Check out our YouTube channel.

Read about national coalitions of human rights defenders.

engage

Do you want to receive updates from DefendDefenders?

Sign up to Workshop 1: Challenges faced by HRDs