ACHPR: Overview of the Human Rights Situation in the East and Horn of Africa, October 2013– April 2014

To read the full report on the human rights situation in the East and Horn of Africa from October 2013 to April 2014, please click here: EHAHRDP Report to the ACHPR 55th session October 2013- March 2014


Human Rights Defender of the month: Kamau Ngugi

On October 7, 2022, Kamau Ngugi was elected Chairperson of the East and Horn of Africa human rights defenders’ network (EHAHRD-net), a stirring affirmation for the Kenyan human rights defender’s efforts in defense of human rights that go back nearly 30 years.

But it was not always this promising for her. Born 37 years ago in Grand Kru, Southeastern Liberia, Margaret had to do with a childhood of abuse, neglect, and want, after her, her sibling and her mother were abandoned by their father at an early age.