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Ethiopian government reform to improve human rights situation

The Ethiopian government on Thursday disclosed that improving the country's human rights situation is a major priority as part of the ongoing national reform...
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights Spells Dignity for All of Africa

By Franck Kuwonu African countries barely existed when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human rights in Paris, France in 1948, three years...
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Heads of Institutions take brief courses on human rights

Senior Management Officials and Employers at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) are undergoing a two-day training in human rights in...
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African Courts Wants Strengthened Human Rights Justice

African Court on Human and People’s Right has called for strengthening of the culture of human rights justice in Africa. “As an African Court,...
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DRC: Amnesty International lauds President Tshisekedi’s decision to set prisoners of conscience free.

Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Sarah Jackson, says President Tshisekedi decision to release of prisoners of...
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Human Rights Report Throws Light on U.S Bad Human Rights

Racial discrimination in the United States was worsening, according to the Human Rights Record of the United States in 2018 released by China Thursday. The...
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Amnesty International frown over Prez Emmerson Mnangagwa’s comments

Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Southern Africa says Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa unfortunate comments are deeply troubling and unwarranted. He was reacting to President...
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Before You Invest Your Political Right…

Around the globe, integrative and autonomous legislative instruments and treaties have been effectively designed and implemented at the international, national and regional levels to...
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Oxfam calls on Countries neighbouring conflict & violence to keep borders open.

As the AU celebrates this year the tenth anniversary of the convention adopted in 2009 to provide legal protection and assistance to millions of...
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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,...
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African Court Make 2019 Human Rights Reform Year

Justice Sylvain Ore, President of the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, has said the Continental Court embraces 2019 with a pedestal of...

Wrongful Detention Of Cameroonians Must Stop

Cameroonians protesting against wrongful detention Marie Evelyne Petrus Barry, Amnesty International West and Central Africa Regional Director has said,“Cameroon President’s decision to pardon and release...
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Zambia leader rues continued violation of human rights

Zambia on Monday joined the rest of the world in commemorating this year's Human Rights Day with President Edgar Lungu saying the continued violation...
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EU extends grant to Zimbabwe to promote human rights, access to justice

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday extended a 5.8 million U.S. dollars grant to Zimbabwe to support the promotion of human rights, access to...

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...

Amnesty International Zimbabwe Welcomes Landmark Decision By The Supreme Court

Executive Director of Amnesty International Zimbabwe, Jessica Pwiti has said landmark decision by the Supreme Court has been a welcome step which they hope...

Amnesty International Stands Up Against Injustice Against Young People Around The World

Young people around the world are facing different realities of violence and deprivation, yet in a new wave of human rights activism they are...
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Comoros prisons: Human rights abuses allegedly result in death

The family of 30-year-old Comorian Naili, who died on Sunday 30 September, has attributed his death to the torture he suffered while incarcerated for...

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...
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AU mission trains police officers on human rights, gender violence

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has ended a week-long training for its police officers on human rights and gender-based...
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AU builds capacity of police officers on Gender violence and human rights

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has ended a week-long training for its police officers on human rights and gender-based violence...
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Human rights organisation praises CHRAJ

The Human Rights Advocacy Centre has lauded the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) for seeking legal redress for two former employees...

Burundi’s shame over 32 years of clean human rights record

Following the conviction and sentencing to 32 years in jail of Burundian human rights defender Germain Rukuki on a range of trumped-up charges, Amnesty...
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Human rights, terrorism, trade top on Buhari-Trump meeting in Washington

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart to Washington on Saturday on a visit that will include talks with President Donald Trump, focused on...
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Professor says United States should improve its own human rights situation

The United States should focus on dealing with its own human rights problems rather than that of other countries, an American professor told Xinhua...
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Professor says United States human rights situation worsened

The United States should not cover up its own human rights issues by focusing on human rights practices of other countries, an American professor...
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Gambia human rights victims call for urgent justice

Several victims have gathered at the Gambia's Supreme Court gate on Tuesday to call on government to speed up in serving justice to them...
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SADC Summit Urges DRC Authorities to Stop Human Rights Abuses

As the Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila continues to snub efforts by the international community to bring peace and stability to the...
A worker is producing photovoltaic parts at a factory in Jiujiang, eastern China’s Jiangxi province. The factory has helped build 217 power stations to reduce poverty, increasing income for 2,860 impoverished households. (Photo by CFP)

Political consultations throw more light on China’s Human rights development

As China’s human rights development has become a focus on the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the figures and...

#EndSARS: SERAP Takes Moses Motoni’s Case to the UN

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to four UN special rapporteurs drawing their attention to “the arbitrary arrest and...