The Collective of Organisations for the Defence of Human Rights and Democracy (CODDHD in French) began to work on an initiative for the adoption of an HRD protection la w. In August 2015, the CODDHD held discussions with the Ministry of Justice and received a positive response for their proposal from Minister Marou Amadou. The initiative has also received support from the Nigerien Commission on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. However, we do not have recent information on other developments in the initiative.

Updated: 02/2020

ISHR After starting the process in 2016, civil society in Niger, with the support of ISHR, presented a draft law...