HRD of the Month

Every month, DefendDefenders portray a human rights defender (HRD) to shine light on the outstanding work conducted by individuals in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region, and to illustrate their motivation, aspiration, as well as challenges faced.

8 July 2019
“Land is the main economic resource of people living in rural areas, and if you do not address the issues related to land rights, the chances of solving injustices are scarce.”
11 June 2019
“I have seen friends die before my eyes, due to the treatment given at Manus Island, and I could not sit around and watch as the Australian government destroyed the hope and life of these good men”
10 April 2019
“Let us break the silence, let us go ahead and fight for our rights”