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CSOs stand up against Sengwer community Evictions and Attacks on HRDs

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January 19, 2018
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The civil society comprised of human rights and conservation organizations once again call on the Kenyan government to end forced evictions in Embobut Forest and ensure that human rights are respected, protected and fulfilled. Yesterday the official government spokesperson Eric Kiraithe, publicly announced that the government will launch a probe into the shooting and killing     Read More

CALL FOR NOMINATION; HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS 2017

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October 16, 2017
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THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS 2017 INTRODUCTION Civic space in Kenya continues to be under pressure with a range of actions employed against the work of Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society organizations in Kenya. Administrative action, legislative restrictions, negative rhetoric and limitation of human rights have undermined the Constitutional and international protections available to     Read More

Safe Hubs for Human Rights Defenders at Risk in Africa launched

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October 8, 2017
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Kampala, Uganda — Members of the Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network (PAHRDN) from across East, Central, West, North and Southern regions of Africa gathered in Kampala, Uganda from 3 to 5 October 2017 to coordinate efforts to design and implement a functional and effective sub-regional support programme for human rights defenders (HRDs) facing imminent risk     Read More

CALL FOR CONSULTANCY

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October 2, 2017
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  EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TECHNICAL CONSULTANT TO CARRY OUT A PERCEPTION SURVEY: IMPACT OF COMMUNICATION SURVEILLANCE ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN KENYA WHO WE ARE The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders–Kenya (NCHRD-K) is a national organization incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a Trust. Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of human     Read More

KENYA: CIVIL SOCIETY CONDEMS ATTEMPTED RAID AND DEREGISTRATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS

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August 18, 2017
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The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K), DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project), CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation and Civil Rights Defenders strongly condemn the targeting of two national human rights organisations in Kenya – the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and Africa Centre for Open     Read More

Mandates of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders: Address to the Kenyan Government

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August 3, 2017
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REFERENCE: OL KEN 10/2017 26 July 2017 Excellency, We have the honour to address you in our capacities as Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 34/18 and 34/5. In     Read More

THE OBSERVATORY – PRESS RELEASE

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May 3, 2017
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Publication of an International fact-finding report Geneva-Nairobi-Paris, May 3, 2017   – The abduction, torture and killing of renowned Kenyan human rights lawyer Willie Kimani in June 2016 shocked the entire world, provoking a wave of outrage at national and international level. This is only the tip of the iceberg of a widespread pattern of violence and     Read More
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