Pan African Solidarity Campaign Against COVID-19

This year, the Africans Rising May 25 mobilization is being held under the theme “Active citizenship in the fight against Covid-19” #Rise4OurLives. In this moment of global uncertainty and hardship, we are encouraging our members, supporters and all Africans to take action in the effort to prevent the spread of the disease and to hold African governments accountable in these efforts as well. We also call on philanthropists and philanthropic organizations to allocate funding for COVID-19 response efforts. From April until the end of May 2020, we are mobilizing communities across the continent and…

Campaign to Free Political Prisoners and Journalists

The Campaign to Free Political Prisoners and Journalists is one of Africans Rising’s initiatives to curb the spread of COVID-19 by appealing to African governments to release some of the people most vulnerable to the disease. While the whole world is experiencing the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, some populations are particularly vulnerable to the disease. Poor living conditions and overcrowding in prisons and jails make it hard or impossible for incarcerated people to follow guidelines to protect themselves from the disease. Our movement believes that imprisonment in a time of epidemic is a potential death sentence. Political prisoners and journalists do not pose public threats and…

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