In a joint paper released today, a group of 12 NGOs
In a letter released today, DefendDefenders and partners call on
In its bi-annual report to the African Commission on Human and
Open letter on the xenophobic, racist and inhuman treatment of Africans in China in relation to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Human Rights Council: 36th Session Item 4: Enhanced ID with
With no indication that the Eritrean government is willing to take steps to improve its human rights record or address past and ongoing violations, DefendDefenders calls for the renewal of the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Eritrea.
Although the Internet has become a powerful tool for human rights defenders, they are also increasingly confronted with government imposed restrictions. In an Oral Intervention, DefendDefenders highlights worrying trends affecting freedom of expression online in Tanzania and Uganda.
DefendDefenders raises challenges facing human rights organisations and campaigns at an institutional level in the East and Horn of Africa at the African Commission of Human and Peoples’ Rights.
Despite the adoption of various resolution by the African Commission, the right to freedom of expression continues to be violated both online and offline. In Niamey, DefendDefenders provides an overview of the most pressing cases from the sub-region to the Commissioners.