Human rights defenders are increasingly the targets of repression by states and private organizations — which results in closing civic space, deteriorating human rights, and democratic deficits.


This month on the Justice Matters podcast, host Sushma Raman talks with Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and Carr Center Fellow, about campaigning for civil rights and political freedoms in Uganda, the clampdown on freedom of speech and freedom of press, and the rights of LGBTQ+ communities in the country.