The Observatory on Public Policies for Defenders

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2017
In a welcome development, Burkina Faso has adopted a national law for the protection of defenders. The adoption follows a...
2019
Since 2014, there has been an increasing number of African countries adopting or considering to adopt national legislation aimed specifically...
2021
A meeting between the consultant and stakeholders on the draft law on the recognition and protection of human rights defenders...