Delphine Djiraibe

Delphine Djiraibe is a Chadian attorney, human rights and environmental activist and co-founder of the Chadian Association for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights. She has been working on the Chad-Cameroon Oil & Pipeline Project since its inception and has been advocating for social, economic, and environmental rights in Chad and for World Bank accountability and corporate responsibility in the disbursement of oil revenues.

In 2004, she received the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for her work. In 2006 She created the first public interest law center (PILC) in Chad. In 2014 she was recognize by a French government and given “ordre national de merite” for her work for human right. She co initiated the prosecution of Hissen Habré the former dictator of Chad.