Togo Mission Report

During the current protests in Togo some 200 people have lost their lives, a large number have been forced to migrate (some estimates put this figure in the thousands) and a number of people have been detained and tortured by government security forces, foremost among these being the Serious Crimes Unit of the Togo Police.

Groundbreaking Initiative to bolster shared learning and strategizing by African Activists

ARUSHA, TANZANIA – A group of African human rights activists from across the continent today begin a groundbreaking new programme intended to re-energize them and their struggles. The Activist-In-Residence (AiR) programme, currently in its pilot phase, is a month-long opportunity for the activists to catch their breath, step back and take stock of their work

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Africans Rising Calls for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Pastor Evan Mawarire

MEDIA STATEMENT 28 June, 2017 Africans Rising Calls for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Pastor Evan Mawarire Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity condemns in the strongest termsthe arbitrary arrest of Zimbabwean activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, and other Zimbabweanswho face such repression for exercising their democratic right to freedom of expression and peaceful

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