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Human rights abuse: FDC man spends 216 hours in police custody

This morning the FDC president Col. Kiiza Besigye went to Old Kampala Police Station to check on one of his supporters Henry Kimera who was arrested last tuesday in St. Balikuddembe (Owino) Market where he works. The police and some leaders of NRM in Owino market claim that Kimera and others still at large wanted […]

Human tissue market in Uganda

  Traditional doctors in Uganda are known champions of human trafficking and sacrifice. The traditional doctors, herbalists and witchcrafts reportedly grab people on the way and pull out their bones, open their chest and remove the heart and remove peoples’ skins. Uganda is among one of the countries in the world whose citizens believe in […]

Human body tissues on high demand in Ukrainian

  Human body tissues are on high demand in Ukraine and her neighbouring countries. We are told that some businesspeople in Ukraine put human organs like the bladder, bones, hearts and testicles into coolers and sell the to human tissue factories in China, USA and German etc. Recently authorities in Ukraine discovered a vehicle transporting […]

50% of men have cancer virus- researchers in US, Brazil and Mexico reveal

  About 50% of men in different parts of Africa and the world at large may have a cancer virus called the Human Wart Virus or HPV that causes cervical and other types of cancers. The presence of cancer viruses in men strengthens the case for vaccinating boys against HPV cancer viruses. Researchers studied infection […]

Apply for Hammett Grant for Human Rights Activists

Funding for Human Rights Activists/Writers under the Hellman/Hammett Grant The Hellman/Hammett Grant is for writers, but even human rights activists who have been writing on issues and face the threat of persecution can also apply. – The grants are made possible by the estate of the American playwright Lillian Hellman with funds set up in […]

Join International Human Rights Internships

International Human Rights Internships: The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is an international non-governmental organisation based in Geneva, at the heart of the United Nations human rights system, with a small branch office in New York. International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) is established in supporting and facilitating the work of human rights defenders […]

International Humanitarian Law Scholarships in South Africa

LLM Scholarships in South Africa: A number of Scholarships are available for International students at Pretoria University. The Scholarships are available for the following courses: Human Rights and Access to medicines Human Rights in Africa Good Governance The Management of Human Rights Institutions International Humanitarian Law Development and Human Rights International Law Admission will be […]

Call for applications at OHCHR Internships

OHCHR Internships: Internships for graduate students are available at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). These internships are intended to: a) increase the intern’s understanding of current human rights issues at the international level and give them an insight into the work of the United Nations and OHCHR in […]

Internship for Human Rights Postgraduate Students

Front Line offers a 6 month internship for postgraduate students of the University of Peking’s International Human Rights Programme. This six-month programme is based at Front Line’s offices in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Selected participants work on a single identified project related to the international protection of human rights defenders and engage in training appropriate to […]

Apply for Internship at African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights

Apply for Internship at African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights Internship at African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights: The purpose of the Internship is to support the work of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders at the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR). It is a 12 month position based […]

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