On World Press Freedom Day, I would like to take
As declared by the African Union Assembly, 2016 is the
On the occasion of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander’s birthday, DefendDefenders extends its warmest wishes and congratulations to the leadership and the people of the Netherlands and recognises the critical support they have provided in the promotion and protection of human rights in the East and Horn of Africa.
Seven years ago today, Burundian human rights defender Ernest Manirumva was murdered outside his house in Bujumbura. DefendDefenders calls for justice for him and all Burundians.
On 18 February 2016, Uganda will hold its general elections,
Women are some of the bravest human rights defenders the