DEAR HRDs, and partners
On behalf of the NCHRD-K team, receive our New Year greetings. For the last 10 years, NCHRD-K has been at the forefront advocating for the rights of human rights defenders in Kenya to operate freely in a secure environment to advance human rightsOur vision is just society without human rights violation.
The new year 2018 is an opportunity to remind ourselves of the critical role that human rights defenders play in the society. This work require national legal protection in line with the UN Guidelines for human rights defenders.
The affront on the operating civic Space for CSOs in Kenya and in the Horn of Africa at large is a wake up call for all HRDs to re-strategize their activities and increase on advocacy activities that will help in protecting the civic space.As we start 2018, NCHRD-K will continue to work with HRDs from the community to national level to ensure that the constitutionally guaranteed human rights are promoted and protected.
Kindly follow our website and social media sites for updates on the various activities planned for the year.
#ProudlyHRD. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018!
Kamau Ngugi,National Coordinator