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, […]
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).
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 […]
Godfrey a human right lawyer fighting for the rights of inmates on death row in South Sudan.
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)
Human Rights Council: 36th Session
Oral Intervention at Interactive Dialogue with the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan
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.
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.