Mauritius is one of the island States of Africa. The local civil society can find it challenging to connect to civil society on the continent, and to raise the restrictions they face to international and regional human rights mechanisms. A recent workshop helped address this issue.
"Corruption is often written off as inevitable, harmless, or a victimless crime, but it is none of those things", reported the Special Rapporteur on the situation of HRDs. She called for the recognition of the important work of HRDs on anti-corruption.
As the African Commission tries to overcome the challenges of organising its first ordinary session online, it showed that the current situation doesn't prevent from holding States accountable to their human rights obligation by organising its first ever State review completely online.