Egypt /Road Map Program, Statements and Position Papers by CIHRS October 1, 2019 The arrests of Alaa Abdel Fattah and Mohamed al-Baker are the latest in escalating state retaliation against peaceful and lawful opposition and human rights defenders The undersigned rights organizations denounce the Egyptian government’s intensifying crackdown in the...

  25 July 2019 H. E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, We write  to you in your capacity as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the secretariat of the continental organisation responsible for driving the political agenda and development of the people of Africa. As Chairperson of the AU...

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...