Karim Lahidji, President of the International Federation for Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), Souhayr Belhassen, President of Honor and Antoine Bernard, Executive Director

"At FIDH, many among us have worked together by her side for the advancement of the human rights agenda. With her simplicity and humility that were dear to her, her conviction and determination in action, she was part of us, a human rights defender. Our family is grieving."

Christophe Guilhou, Director of Peace, Democracy and Human Rights to IOF

"Injustice was strongly unbearable to her; she would have moved mountains to fight injustice or even shoved the highest officials."

Geneviève Garrigos, President of Amnesty International and Stephan Oberreit, Director General of Amnesty International

"Martine belonged to our great family. She helped to make visible our fight for the defense of human rights..."

Abdou Diouf, former President of the Republic of Senegal and former Secretary General of Francophonie

"I keep in mind her great professionalism and extraordinary dedication to the Organization and Directorate of Human Rights. Martine was a great warmhearted woman with a high sense of justice and rare humanism."