Human Rights Updates

October 10, 2018

I have lived through it all: Death Penalty Is cruel

I am constantly reminded that I come from a country of hope and promise, but a time has come for us to take stock of the […]
October 9, 2018


Do you support the death penalty? If this question were ever asked, you would realize that many of those who advocate for the death penalty do […]
September 8, 2018

Kenya must act now to stop extrajudicial executions

On Wednesday 22 August, I joined our new Secretary General Kumi Naidoo on a visit to Mathare, one of the informal settlements in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. […]
September 8, 2018

Real-time reporting to lift the lid on police killings, abductions

Kenyans will be able to share information about police extra-judicial killings and abductions in real time, using a new online portal designed to help human rights […]
August 19, 2018

New Secretary General Kumi Naidoo pledges support for African human rights defenders

The new Secretary General of the world’s biggest human rights organization, Kumi Naidoo, met with human rights activists from across Southern Africa in Johannesburg today, to […]


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