Cyrine Hammemi is a human rights defender and a project manager at the Association for the Promotion of the Right to Difference (ADD). Her work focuses on the human rights of persons belonging to minority groups, through alerts on discriminatory situations and the violence they suffered.
Speaking to ISHR, Cyrine discussed her journey into activism and her vision for an inclusive future. She shared the personal triggers that led her to become an activist and emphasised her hopes for a world where every individual can fully enjoy their rights without discrimination based on identity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
Cyrine was also among the 16 defenders who took part in ISHR’s Human Rights Defender Advocacy Programme (HRDAP) in June 2023. She shared her thoughts on the course and on the inspiration and knowledge she drew from her peers.