64th Ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Item 3: Human Rights Situation in Africa Statement delivered by Mireille Tushiminina Madame Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State Delegates, representatives of National Human Rights Institutions, and Non-Governmental Organisations: The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project...

*Version française ci-dessous*   OPEN LETTER His Excellency Paul BIYA President of the Republic of Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroun   Object: Letter of protest related to the Government’s attacks and reprisals against international and regional human rights organizations   Your Excellency Mr. President, We, the participants at the Forum on the Participation of Civil Society Organizations...

The aspiration of the Sudanese people must be protected and supported! In a statement, AfricanDefenders joins other African civil society organisations in rejecting military rule and expressing the need for a civilian leadership through a democratic transition. Additionally, we call upon the UN Security Council to support...