In 2018 Guinean civil society actors worked towards a draft for better protection of human rights defenders in the country, with the support of the International Service for Human Rights. The draft law proposed by civil society identifies the rights of defenders and the State’s obligations towards defenders and the applicable sanctions, remedies for breaches of rights and obligations. In includes  dispositions for a specific protection for women and disabled HRD.


Updated: 02/2020

ISHR In a welcome move, the UN Human Rights Committee has asked Guinea to adopt the draft bill for the promotion and...
ISHR With three countries adopting a national law for the protection of defenders in the past five years, West Africa...