To the family and friends of Diallo Abdul Gadiry I am saddened by the news that my colleague and long-time friend Diallo Abdul Gadiry is no more. On behalf of AfricanDefenders (Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network) & DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders...

[button size='medium' style='' text='Read the Annual Report' icon='fa-book' icon_color='' link='https://africandefenders.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Annual-Report-2019-FINAL-compressed.pdf' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='' margin=''] In 2019, DefendDefenders and its partners continued to monitor and document human rights violations across the East and Horn of Africa sub-region, with a focus...

Photocredit: Newswire Together with 32 other civil society organisations and 89 human rights experts, we released a statement highlighting that the case brought by human rights activist and lawyer Professor Chidi Anselm Odinkalu serves as an opportunity for Nigeria’s judiciary to ensure that the protection of...