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Sudan: Amnesty International frowns against human rights violations

Following an admission by Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) that they all met the country’s security chiefs on 2 June, and after receiving undisclosed...
President Adama Barrow

Gambia’s president hinted on serious human rights violations

Amnesty International delegates in a meeting with President Adama Barrow in the capital Banjul noted the major progress made in the two years since...
Prime Minister Thomas Thabane

PM Thomas Thabane Fails to Address Past Human Rights Violations

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s first 100 days in office have fallen far short in tackling the deeply entrenched culture of impunity for past human...

Nigeria: Established Judicial commission to investigate human rights violations

Responding to Nigeria’s acting President Prof Yemi Osinbajo setting up of a judicial commission to review compliance of armed forces with human rights obligations...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Burundians protest against UN report on human rights violations

Demonstrators were holding the Burundian national flag and banners, saying that the experts "lied and partial" as they did not talk to Burundian government...

Dozens demonstrate against UN report on human rights violations in Burundi

Demonstrators had banners on which we could read "Stop dividing Burundian people", "UN experts are liars," or "The experts are manipulated." One...

Zambia’s human rights body denies issuing human rights violations report

A report purported to have been issued by the Human Rights Commission on gross human rights violations has gone viral on social media. ...
mahama

Scotland to question Mahama on gay and lesbian rights

The call has been backed by Amnesty International which states that Ghana has a weak record regarding the LGBT community. President Mahama in his visit...
Burundis President Pierre Nkurunziza

UN Experts expose Burundi’s human rights violations

"From March 1 to March 8, we have met various people and groups including government officials, civil society representatives, religious leaders, eyewitnesses and victims....
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

UN reports of extensive human rights violations in Libya

A United Nations report published Thursday documented widespread human rights violations and abuses committed in Libya since the beginning of 2014, recommending urgent measures...
UNDP

Uganda asks UN to cut ties with Bidco Africa

The Bugala Farmers Association has called on the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to sever its ties with Bidco Africa, a Kenya-based edible oil...

South Africa expresses deep concern over situation in Burundi

The ongoing instability has the potential to impact on the stability and security of the neighbouring countries in the East African region, the Department...

503 cases of Human Rights violations reported in DR Congo – UN

In a report released in Kinshasa, UN Joint Human Rights Office deplored the increase in cases of Human Rights violations when compared to the...

280 cases of human rights violations reported in DR Congo

The United Nations Joint Office on Human Rights has said it documented 280 incidents of human rights violations across the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Human Rights groups condemn human rights violations perpetrated by Uwadi and Iwuoha

A Coalition of International Human Rights groups, yesterday revealed that it has formally written to the Nigeria National Human Rights Commission, NHRC condemning the...
United Nations

UN body records 198 cases of human rights violations in DR Congo

The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office has said it recorded 198 cases of human rights violations across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR...
United Nations

UN pressures DRC to sack 2 human rights violators from office

The United Nations will suspend its support to the Congolese army in the fight against Rwandan combatants unless two generals accused of human rights...