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Elvis Brown Luma Mukuna

HRD, Legal Representative
Organic Farming for Gorillas (OFFGO)

Elvis Brown Luma Mukuna is a human rights defender  who works as the legal representative for the organisation Organic Farming for Gorillas (OFFGO) and for OFFGO’s founder, human rights defender Jan Cappelle. OFFGO was founded in the Northwest region in 2015 to work on issues of land and environmental rights, farming, and for the protection of the Cross River gorilla, a critically endangered species that lives in the forests between Cameroon and Nigeria.

Cameroon

In Cameroon, human rights defenders and journalists critical of the government are particularly targeted and often face harassment. Security forces have tortured, beaten, harassed, and abused citizens, journalists, detainees and human rights defenders.