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Mali should focus on national dialogue and reconciliation initiatives

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Peace and security experts are urging Mali to stay focused on the on-going inclusive Inter- Malian Community and National Dialogue and Reconciliation initiatives. The government...
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Somali security forces kick off training on child protection, human rights

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Somali security forces have kicked off a five-day training program on human rights and child protection in Mogadishu, the AU mission said on Tuesday. ...
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Anti-homosexuality Bill poses severe threat to human rights of LGBT community in Uganda

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Uganda is facing a serious threat to human rights and the HIV response with the announcement of plans to introduce legislation that will impose...

South African authorities must stop fueling xenophobia attacks-Amnesty International

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According to Amnesty International the ongoing and escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign owned shops in South Africa,...
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Protect the Arctic Ocean to Help Prevent Impending Global Disaster

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The largest ecological and humanitarian crisis in history is at our doorstep. According to Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty...
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Ethiopian government reform to improve human rights situation

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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…

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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