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Five Human Rights Defenders Awarded in African Region

October 24, 2013

The Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network, one of the regional partners of the MEA, on 22 October, awarded 5 activists with its Africa Human Rights Defenders Award. The winners of this first edition are:

  • Imam Baba Leigh from the Gambia (released on 11 May from jail as reported in this blog)
  • Paulete Oyane Onda from Gabon,
  • Livingstone Sewanyana from Uganda,
  • Yara Sallam from Egypt and
  • Maria Lucia Inacio da Silveira from Angola.

via Imam Baba Leigh, 4 other Human Rights Defenders Awarded – Foroyaa Newspaper.