• 19 April 2023
    From March until the end of 2024, PBI Kenya together with Kayole Community Justice Centre, Kibera Social Justice Centre and the Mathare Network (Ghetto Foundation, Ruaraka Community Justice Centre, Kiamaiko Community Justice Centre and Mathare Social Justice Centre) will set in motion a project to improve relationships and dialogue between HRDs, citizens and security forces in their respective areas. This is supported with German Federal Foreign Office’s funds by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), zivik Funding Programme.
  • 19 April 2023
    The start of the new year has not been an easy one for human rights defenders in Kenya and the region.
  • 3 February 2023
    A group of Kenyan artists affected by extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances is using its talents to spotlight the abuses. They speak truth to power, risking their lives to bring a just society. 
  • 2 February 2023
    Joint NGO Letter to the European Parliament on Decision to Shrink “Urgency” Resolutions on Human Rights. See: https://hrdn.eu/joint-ngo-letter-to-the-european-parliament-on-decision-to-shrink-urgency-resolutions-on-human-rights/ Brussels, January 30, 2023Dear President Metsola,
  • 12 January 2023
    "The right to life is the most fundamental of human rights, and extrajudicial killings violate this very fundamental right, which is protected under various international human rights mechanisms and treaties." Examples are the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Constitution of Kenya also protects the Right to Life.
  • 10 January 2023
    In October, ten HRDs from the Social Justice Centres (SJCs) participated in a Training of Trainers (ToT) on community organizing. The participants are experienced community organizers from various SJCs in Nairobi. This particular training helped them to improve their skills in analyzing the community's situation with fellow community members and seeking solutions together.
  • 9 January 2023
    WHRD Speaker tour in Switzerland, France and Spanish StateBetween 9 and 22 October 2022, Jecinter Agunja (Women HRD and Toolkit Organiser from Mat
  • 22 December 2022
    Joint NGO Letter to the European Parliament on Proposals to Halt Human Rights Activities from the Human Rights and Democracy Network. See: https://hrdn.eu/joint-ngo-letter-to-the-european-parliament-on-proposals-to-halt-human-rights-activities/ Brussels, December 20, 2022,Dear President Metsola,Dear Presidents of the political groups of the European Parliament,
  • 14 December 2022
    Missing Voices is a group of organizations whose mission is to end enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Kenya. Missing Voices organises public campaigns to highlight extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances and puts the stories of victims and their families in the centre. Find out more on www.missingvoices.or.ke Their website provides current numbers of extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances and profiles of the victims and the circumstances under which their death or disappearance occurred.
  • 13 December 2022
    A year-long campaign begins on December 10 to promote and recognize milestones made in the rights to which everyone is entitled. In this piece, Missing Voices shares their perspective about International Human Rights Day. Up to December 10, 2023, Kenya will join the world to check the progress under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).