News

17 August 2017

Visiting human rights defender Naythan in Kenya

Shelter City

Zebras graze along the highway connecting Nairobi, Kenya’s bustling capital city, and the Rift Valley, where many courageous individuals are deeply involved in the defense of human rights. Deep into Kenya’s Rift Valley, green rolling hills and lush forests stretch out in every direction.

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20 July 2017

Can we make social media work for human rights defenders?

Looking back

That is the question we asked to Hans de Zwart from Bits of Freedom, Fernando Hernandez from SMX Collective, Waqas, an activist and IT engineer from Pakistan and Imaculata, one of our Training Course (THTC) participants from Indonesia

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18 July 2017

Support the release of the Congolese human rights defender Nicolas Mbiya

Statement

This peaceful activist from our network was arbitrarily arrested outside his home in Mbuji-Mayi in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is reportedly being detained by the Agence Nationale des Renseignements - ANR (National Intelligence Agency).

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