A non governmental Organisation Grass2Graze has honoured the executive director of the Network for Human Rights Defenders in Central Africa REDHAC, madam Maximilienne NGO MBE with the Afro Community Selfless Empowerment Award, ACSEA honouring her with the title STAR COMMUNITY HOPE GIVER for her devoted services to defending human rights in Cameroon in particular and central Africa in General. She received the award, Friday, January 3, 2020 in Douala in the presence of the first female lawyer in Cameroon Maître Alic Kom amongst other dignitaries.
Maximilien showed her sincere gratitude to the anglophone community for rewarding her efforts towards advocating for human rights in NW, SW regions.
” I have had so many awards but with this one coming from my anglophone brothers, the anglophone community, I have the impression that I finished my fight. In another way I have not finished my fight this honour instead gives me the courage to continue. I want to also say here that the respect of human rights is a universal issues and not a joking matter or an issue of friends and family members” she said.
To the founder of Belinda Babila foundation, partner of Grass2Graze humanitarian foundation and member of Jury of ACSEA Awards 2019 Dr. Belinda Babila, the award is to encourage the recipient to continue to do the great job she has been doing in defending human rights in the anglophone regions.
“The Award is to continue to encourage her to stand for the rights of every human being and so we need to be able to appreciate the efforts of those who qualified to do the job. Yes the crisis ongoing but our role as humanitarians is to give them the support to continue to advocate for the voiceless” Dr. Belinda said
Created some 10 years ago REDHAC remains devoted to defending human rights, caring for internally displaced persons of the anglophone crisis and the resolution of conflicts in Central African Sub region.
By Lasha Kingsly.