2022 HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS’ AWARDS NOMINATIONS CALL
SSHRDN is recognizing human rights defenders that have stood out in the year 2022. Defenders that have shown outstanding efforts, achievement and/or leadership in the promotion of human rights, equality, […]
HUMAN RIGHTS PRIORITIES FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH SUDAN
South Sudanese authorities should urgently advance and implement a comprehensive human rights agenda to improve the human rights in the country and address impunity, end repression and ensure rights protection, the South Sudan Human Rights Defenders Network, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today in a briefing as the country’s human rights record comes under the spotlight at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
Call for Nominations – The Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award 2022
Civil Rights Defenders´ award is an excellent opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate a prominent human rights defender or human rights organization. For 2022, the Call for Nominations are now open. The nomination form, consent […]
Civil Rights Defenders is Seeking Consultants to Conduct Organizational Capacity Assessment
‘The South Sudan Human Rights Defenders Network (SSHRDN) and Civil Rights Defenders are seeking consultants to conduct an Organisational Capacity Assessment of 10 Civil Society Organizations in South Sudan. Terms of reference are available on this link: https://crd.org/2021/09/14/civil-rights-defenders-is-seeking-consultants-to-conduct-organizational-capacity-assessment/ and on […]
Message of Condolences to Maraiam Nakibuuka
It is with great shock and disbelief to learn of the passing of one of HRD powerhouse. Mariam Nakibuuka, a Defend Defenders’ colleague working for the East and Horn of […]
HUMAN RIGHT DEFENDER OF THE YEAR 2020- GODFREY V. MULLA
Godfrey a human right lawyer fighting for the rights of inmates on death row in South Sudan.
HUMAN RIGHT DEFENDER OF THE YEAR 2020- JULIA ONYOTI ADIGO
Julia shown exceptional spirit and strength in fighting for human rights in 2020. She helped a teenage rape victim get justice in the male-dominated court of law. Center for Inclusive Peace and Justice (CIPJ)
Joint statement on human rights crisis in South Sudan
Human Rights Council: 36th Session
Oral Intervention at Interactive Dialogue with the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
Protection of Women Human Rights Defenders in Africa Must be Ensured
In commemoration of the 2020 International Women’s Day, 14 civil society organisations (CSOs) honour the brave women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in Africa, and worldwide, and call on state authorities to ensure protection and well-being of WHRDs.
South Sudan Human Rights Defenders Network Officially Launched
Eighteen human rights defenders representing thirteen organizations and in their own capacities met on 17th August 2012 in Juba and formed the South Sudan Human Rights Defenders Network.