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...

This article was first published by Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies Protect Human Rights in Counter terrorism Operations States at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva should ensure that Egypt is not allowed to seize a leading role in relation to the mandate of the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]*Version française ci-dessous* On 19 February 2019, Tunis became part of AfricanDefenders’ (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative - an African-based relocation programme for human rights defenders (HRDs) at risk. The launch of the Ubuntu...