Defenddefenders: Somaliland must abandon criminal charges against journalists

(See Somali version below) Kampala – The issuing of criminal charges against journalists Abdirashid Nur and Said Khadar is a shocking attempt by Somaliland’s authorities to curtail freedom of expression, said the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (Defenddefenders) today in its statement. The two journalists are accused of publishing and circulating […]

BURUNDI: Prominent Human Rights Defender Injured in Brutal Attack

The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) condemns the attempted assassination of prominent human rights activist and civil society leader, Pierre Claver Mbonimpa. Mr. Mbonimpa was shot by unknown gunmen riding on motor bikes last evening as he drove home. He was seriously injured on the neck and face area and […]