Togo: End Judicial Harassment of Pro-democracy Activists

Africans Rising, Amnesty International and Front Line Defenders call on the Togolese authorities to immediately drop all charges related to the peaceful exercise of the rights to freedom of expression, including the charges of defamation and publishing of false news, and to release all the members of Mouvement Nubueke unless they are brought to fair trial on internationally recognisable criminal charges.

Coumba Toure joins Africans Rising as Co-Coordinator

From Mali and , Senegal based feminist, writer, artist and human rights activist, Coumba Toure was recently appointed as Co-Coordinator of Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity. Kumi Naidoo, Africans Rising Chair said: “Africans Rising is delighted and fortunate to have a person of the calibre and experience of Coumba to work with Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan to lead the movement to deliver on the founding charter, the Kilimanjaro Declaration’’.