Today, October 14, 2021 the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) is delighted to receive a visit from Pan African Network of HRDs and DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project).

From left is Mr. Joseph Bikanda-Coordinator, PanAfrican Network of HRDs, Ester Kessy-THRDC’s Finance and Administration Officer, Estella Kabachwezi -Advocacy Officer DefendDefenders, Frola- Advocacy and Networking Officer at Defend Defenders, Onesmo Olengurumwa-THRDC National Coordinator, Leopold Mosha-Head of Protection at THRDC, Tabitha Netuwa-Protection Manager at DefendDefenders and Nuru Maro-Advocacy Officer at THRDC.

The visit was aimed at discussing on how to improve and strengthen cooperation between the two sides, and on the protection and promotion of human rights in Tanzania and sub region generally. Pan African Network of HRDs and DefendDefenders seeks to strengthen the work of human rights defenders (HRDs) throughout the East and Horn of Africa sub-region by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity to effectively defend human rights.

Issued by:
Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition
October 14th, 2021