Meet this Year’s Outstanding Human Rights Defenders

On January 30, 2024, EHRDC gave recognition and the Outstanding HRD of the Year Award to 3 deserving human rights defenders. The winners excelled in their work as HRDs despite the challenges they faced. Through public nomination and external human rights expert judges, these 3 deserving winners were awarded in front of diplomats, HRDs, media, and members of the civil society on EHRDC’s 3rd Anniversary of its establishment.

The winners are

The Center also provided recognition for its board members who served their first term and for the team of East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders or their unwavering support to the Center and HRDs in Ethiopia.

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