Oppression does not exist in isolation, and the Palestinian struggle has multiple points of intersectionality with countless struggles across the African continent for they all are struggles against a global system of the few – a system anchored on capitalism, patriarchy and dispossession.
VIDEO: Call to Action for the 25th of May
The Israeli government has always attempted to silence the voice of Palestinians on the rise, however, such a violation of Gaza should chock us all into action and it should never be business as usual.
ROLE OVERVIEW: The Online & Offline Mobilisation Volunteer will be facilitating and leveraging various activities to mobilise citizens within his/her region for the Africans Rising between April and May, 2018. On the 25th of May, 2017, we connected with over 10 Million individuals online, and the hashtags #AfricansRising and #25May2017 were trending
We, the undersigned Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) in this petition, are seriously concerned by the current situation of human rights violations, rule of law and the security of citizens in Tanzania …
To the President of ChinaTo Ambassadors of China in AfricaTo the Director of CCTVTo the Producer of the Lunar Year Gala Event, As Africans, we have always been bothered by how we are portrayed in the international media. It has taken us so long, to fight and correct this persistently
As thousands of Tunisians march across their country to claim public spaces and voice their ongoing struggles for freedom and fundamental change, Africans Rising stands firmly in support of this pioneering African nation. We continue to be inspired by the Tunisian people and civil society in their diligent and peaceful
In Uganda, civil society organizations are peacefully organizing against constitutional amendments that would dramatically expand the powers of the President. The government has responded with police raids and threats against NGOs it sees as the ringleaders.
Activists, human rights defenders and civil society leaders face multilevel challenges and barriers that often leave many feeling frustrated as they struggle to achieve their goals and usually, sets one of the path to burn out.
What is most needed in these situations is a chance to catch their breath, step back and take stock of their work in order to emerge re-energized to tackle their challenges in their day-to-day efforts in new ways.
On 25 May 2017, Africans Rising launched with events in more than 40 countries. One of those countries was Germany. Journalist Fred Muvunyi, an editor with the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle’s Africa service attended a launch in Bonn and compiled this multimedia report. http://www.dw.com/en/african-leaders-urged-to-improve-good-governance/a-38991218