Open Letter urges the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights to address serious and systematic human rights violations in Cameroon. H.E Solomon Dersso, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights   CC: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Chairman of the African Union  Moussa Faki...

65th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Item 4: Human Rights Situation in Africa Delivered by Hassan Shire  Mister Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State delegates, representatives of National Human Rights Institutions and non-governmental organisations, DefendDefenders (The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) and...

  On 12 September 2019, DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project), in collaboration with AfricanDefenders (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network), convened the second interactive dialogue between protection service providers (PSPs) and human rights defenders (HRDs) in exile in Uganda....

South Africa: The Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (SAHRDN) and the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network (AfricanDefenders) strongly condemn the violence against foreign nationals living in South Africa. On 1 September 2019, waves of xenophobic violence erupted in South Africa, as South African citizens attacked...