African Commission: Investigate Sudan Killings

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) should order a fact-finding mission to investigate the deaths and detention of hundreds of demonstrators, a group of 11 international and African organizations said in a letter made public today.

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Gambia: PAHRDN Congratulates Winners of the First African Human Rights Defenders Awards

Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRDN) congratulates Ms. Yara Salam (North Africa), Mr. Livingstone Sewanyana (East and horn of Africa), Mr. Imam Baba Leigh (West Africa), Ms. Paulette Oyane-ondo (Central Africa) and Ms. Lucia Da Silveira (Southern Africa) winners of the first ever Africa Human Rights Defenders Awards that were held on 22nd October 2013 at Kairaba Beach Hotel, The Gambia.

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