The West African Human Rights Defenders Network (WAHRDN) recognizes the tremendous progress made by the governments and peoples’ of Benin and Cote d’Ivoire in the promotion and protection of human rights and particular interest in ensuring an effective and independent African human rights system that...

This article was first published by the Southern Africa Human Rights Network The Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network and Maverick Citizen launched the Southern Africa Weekly Human Rights Roundup, aimed at highlighting important human rights news in Southern Africa. The Human Rights Roundup integrates efforts...

This post was first published by the Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network The Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (SAHRDN or the Defenders Network) welcomes the ruling by the Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to uphold the ruling by the Constitutional Court on February...

This statement was first published by Defenders Coalition Defender Coalition condemns unwarranted intimidation of artivists working on issues of governance and social accountability Defenders Coalition strongly condemn the increased threats to human rights defenders – artivists- working on issues of governance, transparency and social accountability in Kenya...