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Updates from February 2020!

February was a hectic month for DefendDefenders with many progressive endeavours. As we continued to monitor the situation for human rights defenders (HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region, we particularly followed the progressive, yet fragile, developments in South Sudan.

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Updates from January 2020!

Dear friends and colleagues, 2020 is an auspicious year for women’s and girls’ rights, as we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration –

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Updates from October 2019!

Dear friends and colleagues,   October 2019 has brought good tidings to DefendDefenders and the East and Horn of Africa sub-region, making me optimistic as we move towards the end of the year – a year that so far

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Updates from August 2019!

Dear friends and colleagues, Last week, we commemorated the International Day of Victims of Disappearance, in solidarity with the many African human rights defenders (HRDs)

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Updates from June 2019!

Dear friends and colleagues, A steady and proactive presence at regional and global human rights platforms is essential to enable the protection of human rights

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Updates from April 2019!

Dear friends and colleagues, This month, we attended the 64th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

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