Joint NGO Submission on Ethiopia for Universal Periodic Review

Ethiopia’s human rights record will be examined in April 2014 at the 19th session of the Universal Periodic Review. East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP), World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) and Human Rights Council (HRCO) made a joint submission on Ethiopia’s human rights situation.

To read the joint NGO submission, please see: CIVICUS, EHAHRDP, HRCO Joint Ethiopia UPR Submission


Public statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on closing civic space

As the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights holds its 69th ordinary session, DefendDefenders and the South Sudan Human Rights Defenders Network (SSHRDN), call on the government of the Republic of South Sudan to respect the rights of its citizens to peacefully assemble, associate, and express opinions and views, strengthen the legal framework that allows citizens and civil society organizations to form and operate without any hinderances.


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