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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Human rights defenders  |  

A Pan-African movement of people and organisations, working for justice, peace and dignity.  It amplifies broad demands and connecting struggles, building solidarity and cooperation within campaigns for social, economic, environmental and gender justice. It’s current focus areas are: improving accountability and ending corruption, providing support to activists, and promoting the freedom of expression.

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The People’s Commission to Decriminalize Maryland was established for the express purpose to reduce the disparate impact of the justice system on youth and adults who have been historically targeted and marginalized by local and state criminal and juvenile laws based on their race, gender, disability or socio-economic status. To this end, the core work…

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In this report, DefendDefenders examines the challenges faced by Ethiopian human rights defenders (HRDs) amid the ongoing reform process and makes concrete recommendations for rebuilding a robust and inclusive civil society ahead of elections planned for 2020. Despite some positive developments, serious gaps remain, and rights-based organisations in the country currently lack the capacity to keep pace with these developments. This report outlines several avenues donors and international organisations can use to help effectively rebuild civil society in Ethiopia, such as capacity-building activities, and areas of focus like psychosocial support.

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In this report, DefendDefenders examines the work of lawyers to identify their best practices, vulnerabilities, and needs in these rapidly changing environments. This report outlines several avenues governments, donors, and non-governmental organisations can take to help effectively promote the work of lawyers, such as capacity-building activities, and areas of immediate focus like psychosocial support.

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The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) defends freedom of thought and expression, due process and equal protection of the law as well as to promote the development of a vigorous civil society. HRLHA is a non-governmental organization established with the aim to monitor and promote observance of nationally, regionally and internationally…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Rule of law  |  

Ethiopian Initiative For Human Rights (EIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making and independent organization certified to monitor and report the situation of human rights, rule of law and good governance in Ethiopia.

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Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is an organization that follows a rights-centered approach to help the democratization process in Ethiopia. CARD focuses on youth’s civic engagement, and promoting conflict-sensitive dialogue through informed freedom of expression, as well as combating disinformation, hate and dangerous speech. CARD is also dedicated grassroots empowerments of the…

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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   Civil and political rights  |  

BAMN leads mass actions and builds the new integrated, independent youth-led Civil Rights/Immigrant Rights Movement. Their student and youth-led movements in California and elsewhere are in the forefront of leading the struggles to win immigrant rights, to stop the attacks on public education from Pre-K to college and to restore affirmative action programs so that Latina/o,…

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The ILRC seeks to improve immigration law and policy, expand the capacity of legal service providers, and advance immigrant rights. The ILRC trains attorneys, paralegals, and community-based advocates who work with immigrants around the country. They inform the media, elected officials, and public to shape effective and just immigration policy and law. Their staff works with grassroots immigrant organizations to promote civic engagement and social change.

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