On 14 June 2019, AfricanDefenders (Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) acknowledged and awarded distinguished human rights defenders (HRDs) on the African continent for their contribution to the advancement of human rights. The winners, Beatrice Mtetwa, Felix Agbor Aniyor, Donald Deya,  Fatou Jagne Senghor, and the...

 1.  Twenty years after the All African Human Rights Defenders Conference held in Johannesburg in 1999, AfricanDefenders (the Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network) convened the AfricanDefenders Convention (Johannesburg+20) from 12-14 June 2019 in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania. 2 . The Convention brought together human...

*Version française ci-dessous*   OPEN LETTER His Excellency Paul BIYA President of the Republic of Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroun   Object: Letter of protest related to the Government’s attacks and reprisals against international and regional human rights organizations   Your Excellency Mr. President, We, the participants at the Forum on the Participation of Civil Society Organizations...