This article first appeared on National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda's website (Kampala / January 13, 2020) The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda (NCHRD-U) expresses concern over the escalation of human rights violations across 2019, specifically targeting Human Rights Defenders (HRDs). As...

Highlights Ubuntu Hub Cities Coordinators Workshop  Recognising the importance of strengthening the local implementation of the Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative, AfricanDefenders organised a workshop  for hub cities coordinators in Kampala, Uganda, in November 2019. The workshop brought together the Ubuntu Hub Cities coordinators, psychosocial specialists, and human rights defenders (HRDs) who have benefitted from the Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative to deliberate on...

This post first appeared on DefendDefenders' website Mr. Michel Forst United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders Professor Rémy Ngoy Lumbu African Commission Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and Focal Point on Reprisals in Africa Dear Sirs, Re: Urgent Request for Intervention in the Case of...