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Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc in Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Amnesty International is calling on foreign governments, to ramp up efforts and resources in order to ensure adequate humanitarian assistance for Mozambique,...

Amid ongoing nationwide protests: Sudanese authorities cautioned to stop intimidating the people.

Amnesty International has cautioned Sudanese authorities to end measures taken under the state of emergency to violently crush dissent amid ongoing nationwide protests...
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Malawi: Criminal gangs wage war against Persons with albinism

Malawi is currently experiencing a resurgence of attacks against persons with albinism, with two fatalities and three abductions since 31 December 2018. Two of those...
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Amnesty International Encourage Ghanaian Journalists

The Amnesty International on Monday urged journalists not to give up in the face of difficulties and attempts to silence them. Mr Robert Akoto Amoafo,...
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Amnesty International Calls For The Release Of Opposition Leader Maurice Kamto

Following the arbitrary arrest of Cameroon’s main opposition leader Maurice Kamto, Samira Daoud, Amnesty International’s West and Central Africa Deputy Director, has said that,...

Zimbabwe: Security forces must be held accountable for killing civilians

Amnesty International has tasked Zimbabwean authorities to act swiftly to ensure security forces are held to account for ongoing brutal human rights violations,...
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Amnesty International launches nationwide campaign for free speech in Nigeria

Amnesty International on Thursday will launch a new nationwide campaign for free speech to stand up to government and those who perpetrate massive legal...

Amnesty International cautions Sudan’s security forces to stop killing protesters

Amnesty International has cautioned Sudan’s security forces to stop their ongoing deadly onslaught on protesters and medical personnel. Amnesty International made said this following...
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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...
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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...
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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...