From 11-16 October 2019, DefendDefenders  and AfricanDefenders conducted a mission to Sudan, at a critical time for the coun­try and the human rights its people. The delegation was led by Hassan Shire (AfricanDefenders' Chairperson and DefendDefenders' Executive Director) and included Majid Maali (Capacity Buil­ding Officer)...

65th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Item 8: Activity report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of women Delivered by Hassan Shire, Chairperson AfricanDefenders  Honourable Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State delegates, representatives of National Human Rights Institutions and non-governmental organisations, DefendDefenders (The East...

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...