Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Exit, Africa’s largest LGBTQIA+ newspaper, has selected 2016 HRAP Advocate Samuel Matsikure as one of its 2022 Queer Warriors. This honor is awarded to “iconic leaders across the African continent that are fearless in their convictions; and give their minds, bodies and souls to the greater LGBTQIA+community, all in the name of love.”

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu of Cameroon visited NYC during UN Climate Week in her capacity as a member of REALEAC, a network of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in Central Africa. With the support of the Rainforest Foundation US, the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC), a coalition of IPLCs from Latin America, Africa, and Asia, invited representatives of member organizations including REALEAC to attend.

Friday, September 23, 2022

Congratulations to 2019 Advocate Nodjigoto Charbonnel and his organization Association Jeunesse pour la Paix et la Non-Violence (AJPNV) for winning the 2022 Rafto Prize. The Rafto Prize Award Statement in part says Nodjigoto and AJPNV were chosen for “their courageous struggle to abolish torture in Chad as well as internationally.

Monday, September 19, 2022
2021-22 Advocate Daniel Villatoro recently traveled to Manchester to receive the "2022 Journalist of the Year Award." He was selected as one of the winners by One Young World. The award "honors five young leaders - aged 35 and under - who have been judged on the positive social impact of their work. These young leaders fearlessly and boldly inspire others through their work. They have changed the way stories are reported and empower others by giving them a voice."
Friday, September 16, 2022

It is with a heavy heart that ISHR must report the passing of 2016 Advocate Raoul Kitungano of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He died on September 15th after a brief illness.