Reports

South Sudan: Report Highlights Persistent Pattern of Attacks against Human Rights Defenders

Human rights defenders in South Sudan are facing increasingly grave risks in undertaking human rights monitoring and reporting, finds a new report published today by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). The report, entitled “Change will not come until we talk about reality: The Closing Space for Human Rights Defenders in South Sudan, documents a pattern of harassment, intimidation, threats, and serious physical attacks against South Sudanese human rights defenders. The report is being launched today in Juba, South Sudan,

Uganda/Tanzania: New Report Highlights Harassment and Restrictions of Human Rights Defenders Engaging with the Resource Extraction Industries

Human rights defenders monitoring the resource extraction industries face serious threats and restrictions in the course of their work, finds a new report published today by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). “Only the brave talk about oil”: Human Rights Defenders and the Resource Extraction Industries in Uganda and Tanzania details incidents of harassment of human rights defenders as well as imposed restrictions on freedoms of association, expression, and access to information in the two East African nations. Resource extraction by firms

Justice pour Ernest Manirumva réclamée lors de la commémoration mensuelle de son assassinat

Communiqué de presse Le 9 novembre 2011 BURUNDI : Justice pour Ernest Manirumva réclamée lors de la commémoration mensuelle de son assassinat Il faut respecter les normes d’un procès équitable et mener des enquêtes complémentaires impartiales à temps si la justice doit être rendue pour l’assassinat d’Ernest Manirumva, a déclaré aujourd’hui le Projet des défenseurs des droits humains de l’Est et la Corne de l’Afrique (EHAHRDP), au moment de la publication de son rapport sur le dossier. Ernest Manirumva était un défenseur des droits humains

EHAHRDP-Net Strategic Meeting Report

Download the Report The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (EHAHRD-NET) organized its second Strategic Planning Meeting for the network’s focal representatives on the 1st and 2nd May 2010 at Speke Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala.

A Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Tanzania

Download the Report The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) along with Protection Desk Uganda (PDU) a joint project of EHAHRDP and Protection International that carries out security training, assessment and offers advice on security matters, carried out a fact-finding mission to Tanzania from the 25th-28th November 2009. The overall objective was to assess the situation of human rights defenders in Tanzania.

The current situation of HRDs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan

Download the Report The Chairperson of the EHAHRD-Net undertook an advocacy mission to Washington in June 2008 in order to raise awareness of the current plight of HRDs in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan amongst get decision-makers notably in the State Department and Congress. The mission also sought to ensure that human rights are placed at the heart of future responses to the crises in the region.

Human rights defenders in need of defense: A field report on the protection and effectiveness of Human-rights defenders in West and East Africa and the Horn (2005)

The African Human Rights Defenders Project is designed to strengthen the work of human rights defenders in Africa by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity for effectiveness in defending human rights. It focuses on West Africa, East Africa and the Horn. The current report covers the first, exploratory stage of the project. This stage of the project was carried out through field trips in March and April 2004 to the two regions. They involved extensive consultations with a wide range

South Sudan: Report Highlights Persistent Pattern of Attacks against Human Rights Defenders

Human rights defenders in South Sudan are facing increasingly grave risks in undertaking human rights monitoring and reporting, finds a new report published today by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). The report, entitled “Change will not come until we talk about reality: The Closing Space for Human Rights Defenders in South Sudan, documents a pattern of harassment, intimidation, threats, and serious physical attacks against South Sudanese human rights defenders. The report is being launched today in Juba, South Sudan,

Uganda/Tanzania: New Report Highlights Harassment and Restrictions of Human Rights Defenders Engaging with the Resource Extraction Industries

Human rights defenders monitoring the resource extraction industries face serious threats and restrictions in the course of their work, finds a new report published today by the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP). “Only the brave talk about oil”: Human Rights Defenders and the Resource Extraction Industries in Uganda and Tanzania details incidents of harassment of human rights defenders as well as imposed restrictions on freedoms of association, expression, and access to information in the two East African nations. Resource extraction by firms

Justice pour Ernest Manirumva réclamée lors de la commémoration mensuelle de son assassinat

Communiqué de presse Le 9 novembre 2011 BURUNDI : Justice pour Ernest Manirumva réclamée lors de la commémoration mensuelle de son assassinat Il faut respecter les normes d’un procès équitable et mener des enquêtes complémentaires impartiales à temps si la justice doit être rendue pour l’assassinat d’Ernest Manirumva, a déclaré aujourd’hui le Projet des défenseurs des droits humains de l’Est et la Corne de l’Afrique (EHAHRDP), au moment de la publication de son rapport sur le dossier. Ernest Manirumva était un défenseur des droits humains

EHAHRDP-Net Strategic Meeting Report

Download the Report The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (EHAHRD-NET) organized its second Strategic Planning Meeting for the network’s focal representatives on the 1st and 2nd May 2010 at Speke Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala.

A Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Tanzania

Download the Report The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) along with Protection Desk Uganda (PDU) a joint project of EHAHRDP and Protection International that carries out security training, assessment and offers advice on security matters, carried out a fact-finding mission to Tanzania from the 25th-28th November 2009. The overall objective was to assess the situation of human rights defenders in Tanzania.

The current situation of HRDs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan

Download the Report The Chairperson of the EHAHRD-Net undertook an advocacy mission to Washington in June 2008 in order to raise awareness of the current plight of HRDs in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan amongst get decision-makers notably in the State Department and Congress. The mission also sought to ensure that human rights are placed at the heart of future responses to the crises in the region.

Human rights defenders in need of defense: A field report on the protection and effectiveness of Human-rights defenders in West and East Africa and the Horn (2005)

The African Human Rights Defenders Project is designed to strengthen the work of human rights defenders in Africa by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity for effectiveness in defending human rights. It focuses on West Africa, East Africa and the Horn. The current report covers the first, exploratory stage of the project. This stage of the project was carried out through field trips in March and April 2004 to the two regions. They involved extensive consultations with a wide range