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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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2017: End of Year Message

Dear friends and colleagues, Another year has passed and I’m proud of the achievements of DefendDefenders. Despite the challenges of operating in the ever-restricting space

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2016: End of Year Message

Dear friends and colleagues, 2016 has been a challenging year for human rights defenders across the African continent, where tectonic shifts on the global political

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2015: End of Year Message

Dear friends, Season’s greetings from The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (DefendDefenders)! In October 2015, we celebrated 10 years of protecting

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