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Amnesty International Cautions DRC Of A Looming Crisis

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) braces itself for the long-awaited results of national elections, Amnesty International warned that a human rights crisis...

Amnesty International Charges Mozambican Authorities To Release Journalist Amade Abubacar

Amnesty International has charged Mozambican authorities to immediately and unconditionally release journalist Amade Abubacar from arbitrary detention by military forces and end the escalating...

Gambia’s TRRC Commences Its Hearings

Amnesty International’s West and Central Africa Director Evelyne Petrus Barry has said, “The start of the TRRC hearings is an important initial step towards...

DRC Elections Kick-off On December 23rd, 2018 Amidst Hostile Political Environment

Election campaigning will take place in a hostile political environment that leaves little room for people to freely and safely exercise their human rights,...

Eswatini: Amnesty International tasks New Prime Minister to combat against human rights violations

Amnesty International has tasked the new Prime Minister of Eswatini to work hard to ensure respect for human rights are fully guaranteed in...

52 pre-trial detainees died in Madagascar’s prisons in 2017-Amnesty International

Amnesty International has disclosed that people who have not been found guilty of any crime are dying in Madagascar’s prisons due to appalling conditions. Amnesty...

Mozambique: Journalists, activists express worry over death threats

Journalists, priests and civil society leaders are facing death threats and intimidation following local government elections at the weekend, Amnesty International said today. The...

Amnesty International To Launch Their Expose Report On October 23

Amnesty International will launch a report on 23 October exposing how the widespread use of pre-trial detention is keeping thousands in life threatening prison...

Denis Mukwege And Nadia Murad Jointly Won The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

In response to news that Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yezidi human rights activist Nadia Murad have jointly won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize,...

Amnesty International Frowns Against Human Rights Violations in Eswatini

Amnesty International has underscored the need for the next government of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) to bring an end to suppression of human rights violations...

Arrest & prosecute school girl killers-Amnesty International

Amnesty International has called on authorities in Somalia as a matter of urgency to arrest and prosecute the school girl killers. Following the Tuesday fatal...

Hungary: MEPs condemn policies that erode fundamental freedoms and rights

Reacting to the decision of the European Parliament to trigger Article 7 proceedings for Hungary, Berber Biala-Hettinga, Amnesty International’s expert on human rights in...

Cholera Outbreak in Zimbabwe: Amnesty International Cautions Gov’t to Take Immediate Action.

Amnesty International has called on Zimbabwean authorities as a matter of urgency to swiftly put measures in place to address the cholera epidemic that...

Force Evictions By Eswatini Government Has Exposed Hundreds Homeless

The Eswatini government must halt forced evictions which have left hundreds of people homeless and pushed them deeper into poverty, Amnesty International said in...

New Secretary General vows to tackle pressing issues facing Africa.

The new Secretary General of the world’s biggest human rights organization, Kumi Naidoo, has pledged to strengthen Amnesty International’s work in order to...

Amnesty International’s Evil Sainthood

By Moses Olaitan  It is not usual to score an army, any army in the world, one hundred percent positive especially during an operation. The...
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UEW Denies Any Human Right Violations

The Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has denied accusations of human rights abuses levelled against it by the Amnesty International Ghana. It...
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Zambia: Amnesty International calls for the immediate release of Kwalela Kafunya

Amnesty International has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Kwalela Kafunya, a medical doctor who is entering his second year in prison...
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Persecute Persons Who Flouts Our Laws – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has condemned the inhuman and degrading treatment metered onto the alleged “fake soldier." In a press release from Amnesty International and copied to...

Stern Police Crackdown on Protesters Need to Stop Now

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate the heavy-handed police crackdown on yesterday’s protests in which at least one man was shot...
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Equatorial Guinea: AI calls for the immediate release of jailed cartoonist

Authorities in Equatorial Guinea must immediately and unconditionally release a cartoonist critical who has now spent two months in jail for criticising human rights...
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Kenyan Police Advised Against Using Force on Opposition Supporters

Kenyan police must stop firing live ammunition during opposition protests and instead protect all people gathering in public, said Amnesty International today amid running...

Amnesty International Is This The End?

The world is confronting new realities as hitherto power bases succumb to the excessive clout they have built around themselves as communication becomes more...

KKD’s son admits he is gay

Darkwah Kyei-Darkwah, a model and alleged son of popular Ghanaian broadcaster Kwasi Kyei Darkwah (KKD), has opened up about being gay on a digital...
According to the commission allegations of racism make up 80% of the 10000 human rights complaints it receives annually on average. File photo

Coffin Assault Case Signals Racism Has No Place in SA

In response to the conclusion of the coffin assault case at the Middleburg High Court earlier today, Amnesty International South Africa’s Executive Director Shenilla...

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees need more donor support

More countries need to step up and pledge their support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh amid an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, Amnesty International said today. The...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

President Lungu urged to stand committed to human rights

Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty has urged President Edgar Lungu to uphold human rights of all, including the rights to freedom of expression,...
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Kenya: Silencing human rights groups described as unlawful

Responding to attempts by Kenya’s NGO regulator to shut down two human rights organizations – the Kenya National Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the...
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Increasing sexual violence in South Sudan renders thousands mentally unstable

Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling...

Abolish death penalty – Amnesty International

Amnesty International said close to 150 death row inmates languish in grim conditions in Ghana with only a fraction able to appeal their convictions. In...

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