Yemen: Urgent Measures Needed to Protect Civilians from COVID-19

We partnered with 29 other organizations and issued a statement on the need for urgent measures in Yemen to protect Civilians from Covid-19. The conflict in Yemen is entering its sixth year, resulting in what is considered the worst man-made humanitarian crisis in the world. On 10 April, the first...

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Southern Africa Human Rights Round-Up

Issue 2, 19 – 24 April 2020 The Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network and Maverick Citizen launched the Southern Africa Weekly Human Rights Roundup, aimed at highlighting important human rights news in Southern Africa. The Human Rights Roundup integrates efforts of human rights...

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關於中國非洲人的仇外,種族主義和不人道待遇的公開信

SAHRDN連同我們的保護傘機構PANHRDN和姐妹分區域網絡一起,向非洲聯盟委員會主席穆薩·法基(H.E Moussa Faki)致公開信。在信中,我們呼籲非洲聯盟和非洲領導人要求對在COVID-19背景下生活在中國的非洲人的非人道和仇外待遇進行徹底調查並立即採取補救行動。 閱讀下面的信 收件人:H.E. 穆萨・法基 非洲联盟委员会主席 埃塞俄比亚,亚的斯亚贝巴 3243号邮政信箱 2020年4月13日 主席阁下: 主旨:关于非洲人在中国面临仇外、种族主义和不人道对待问题...

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Open letter on the Xenophobic, racist and inhuman treatment of Africans in China

Together with our umbrella body the PANHRDN and sister sub-regional networks the SAHRDN sent an open letter to the African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E Moussa Faki. In the letter, we call on the African Union and African leaders to demand a complete investigation and immediate remedial...

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African Court temporarily stops execution of a US$ 29 000 punitive personal costs order against Charles Kajoloweka, a Malawian frontline Human Rights Defender

Johannesburg, Arusha, and Lilongwe 08 April 2020 The Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (SAHRDN or the Defenders Network) and the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) have welcomed the ruling by African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Court) sitting in Arusha, to suspend the...

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