2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia was recently featured in the Voice of America article "African Diaspora Makes Its Voice Count in US Election." The article highlights Bakary's voter mobilization efforts in the 2008 US presidential election and his work in the field of human rights.
2009 Advocate Mary Akrami, Director of the Afghan Women's Skills Development Centre in Kabul, attended the international launch of Human Rights Defenders - Lives in the Balance, the Front Line Defenders 2015 Annual Report.
Congratulations to 2011 Advocate Elvis Mbembe Binda of Rwanda on earning his Ph.D at Utrecht University. Elvis is the Co-Founder, Executive Director, and President-elect of Initiatives for Peace and Human Rights (IPHR).