*Version française ci-dessous* On 14 February 2019, AfricanDefenders (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) launched the Ubuntu Hub Cities in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire - an Africa-based relocation programme for human rights defenders (HRDs) at risk. “Côte d’Ivoire is the first country in Africa to have adopted...

The Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network has re-opened nominations for the 3rd edition of the African Human Rights Defenders Shield Awards. The award will honour exceptional individuals who have contributed to changes in their community by peacefully promoting and protecting human rights. Six awards will be presented, one overall award (Pan-African Shield Award) and five sub-regional awards (East...