Maximilienne C. Ngo Mbe

Maximilienne C. Ngo Mbe is a Cameroonian human rights defender with over 30 years of experience, and leader of the Central African Human Rights Defenders Network (REDHAC). Since 2010, she has been leading REDHAC in its efforts to promote civic space and fundamental freedoms throughout Central Africa through investigations of human rights abuses, advocacy before regional human rights bodies, monitoring of democratic processes, and demanding state accountability. Maximilienne’s persistence in the face of consistent threats and reprisals, and her dedication to the advancement of human rights embodies Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights’ motto to speak truth to power.