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NOMINATION CALL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS 2018

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May 15, 2018
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  THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS 2018 INTRODUCTION Civic space in Kenya continues to be under pressure as a range of actions are being directed against the work of Human Rights Defenders (HRD) and Civil Society organizations in Kenya. Physical attacks, criminal and administrative actions, legislative restrictions, negative rhetoric and limitation of human rights have     Read More

CALL FOR INTERNSHIP

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April 18, 2018
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POSITION OF PROGRAMMES INTERNS (3) 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 rights defenders (HRDs) to work effectively in the country and to reduce their vulnerability to the risk of persecution, through     Read More

SOLIDARITY STATEMENT

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February 23, 2018
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“Closing Space for Civil Society and Media in East Africa: Forging a Collaborative Response” 23 February 2018 (Nairobi, Kenya) We, more than 60 civil society organisation and media representatives from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda working on human rights, democratic development, transparency, digital media, women and youth empowerment, legal aid, litigation and other issues of public interest     Read More

NCHRD-K WELCOMES THE RELEASE OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER ALOYS HABIMANA FROM CUSTODY

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February 20, 2018
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20 Feb. 18 Nairobi, Kenya: The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders-Kenya welcomes the news that human rights defender Aloys Habimana was released from the custody of the Service National de Renseignements (SNR – National Intelligence Services) in Burundi on Monday 19 February 2018. Aloys was arrested on Saturday,17th February 2018 near the border of Burundi     Read More

COVERAGE FOR THE HRD AWARD 2017 IN THE STAR NEWSPAPER

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January 31, 2018
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NCHRD-K is honoured to have hosted the Second HRD Awards Ceremony in partnership with Working Group on Human Rights Defenders. The Awards are meant to give visibility to the grassroots Human Rights Defenders and also to Lifetime Human Rights Crusaders Kimaiyo Wins Human Rights Defender of the Year Award themes free download     Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS TO BE FETED

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January 26, 2018
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INTERVIEW WITH NCHRD-K’S PROTECTION OFFICER The working group on human rights defenders in Kenya is this afternoon scheduled to award the outstanding work of human rights activists for the year 2017. The working group comprises of community service organizations and development partners in Kenya, and focuses on the protection of human rights defenders. The award     Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS OF THE YEAR AWARDS CEREMONY, 2017 Edition

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January 24, 2018
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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 them hindering the realization of human     Read More
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