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A Critical frontier for Human Rights Advocacy –  the subject of 2 Articles in global press- Harpers and Mamba-Online – elucidating a critical mess for LGBTQI refugees! 

This week two articles have been written by accomplished journalists at two different corne...

New Guidance Requires Fair Process for Domestic Violence, Gang Asylum Claims at the Border

San Francisco, CA (January 14, 2019) – The Center for Gender & Refuge Studies (CGRS) is pleased to share the government’s new guidance for asylum cases which clarifies that there...

Melanie Nathan of the African Human Rights Coalition:  We have had many reports of the harsh inhumane treatment metered out on Asylum seekers in South Africa:

@PresidencyZA ‏ @CyrilRamaphosa ‏ @DeidreCarterMP @JacksonMthembu_ ‏ @DrBladeNzimande ‏ @HomeAffairsSA  #Fatima...

On Thursday 5th September, 2018, the Supreme Court of India issued a historical ruling

reversing over 150 years of criminalization of the country’s LGBT community. The

judgment handed down by a five judge bench led by the country’s Chief Justice ruled

that Section 377 of...

New Guidance Attempts to Undermine Access to Refugee Protection

San Francisco, CA (July 12, 2018) – Yesterday U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum providing guidance to asylum officers in light of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ r...

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations,  announced the Trump Administration's withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council. This reflects yet another spoke in the wheel of the Trump administration turning its back on America'...

Break-ins and violence against security personnel of human rights organizations seems endemic in Uganda, as elucidated in an article penned by an Ugandan human rights defender, who concludes that the State is failing to protect its human rights community, with police r...

Melanie Nathan , the Executive Director of The African Human Rights Coalition (African HRC) makes the following statement with regard to President Donald Trump's recent offensive and derogatory behind closed doors remarks: 

It has been confirmed through lawmakers that...

The African Human Rights Coalition extends congratulations to Reverend Mpho Tutu and to Professor Marceline Furth, on their marriage earlier this week, as well as to the Tutu and Furth families.

 

Rev. Mpho Tutu is the daughter of the Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Peace...

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