NOMINATION OF A HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER OF THE MONTH - JANUARY 2020
THEME: Defending Social Rights and Accountability.
The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) main focus is to put on the ground efforts towards enhanced security and protection of Human Rights Defenders in the United Republic of Tanzania. THRDC strives to maximize and sustain the empowerment, protection, respect and recognition of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs).
The nominated HRD must have the following qualifications;
1. A HRD by passion, not necessarily doing it for a living
2. Visible to the society.
3. He/She must have done an act that exposed him/her at risk.
4. He must demonstrate that he still defends human rights despite the shrinked civic space.
Note: The nominated person is any HRD, not compulsory to be a member of the coalition.