Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
The 2013 Annual Report is now live »

Sudan: Obituary: Osman Hummaida
25 April 2014

Osman Hummaida, who died from a heart attack on 17 April 2014, was a vital, exuberant, passionate and dedicated human rights defender, and a central ...

Document       AFR 54/005/2014

Ethiopia: Further information: Opposition leaders denied ...
25 April 2014

Olbana Lelisa and Bekele Gerba are being denied medical treatment. The two men, political opposition leaders and prisoners of conscience, are reported ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/001/2014

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 19th ...
17 April 2014

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Document       IOR 41/012/2014

Nigeria: Further information: Man who tweeted photos ...
15 April 2014

Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi was released by Nigerian authorities on the evening of 11 April, after being held incommunicado since 30 March. Yusuf had been ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/007/2014

USA: Federal Court issues decision in conflict minerals case
14 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 51/024/2014. 14 April 2014. Federal Court Issues Decision ...

Public Statement       AMR 51/024/2014

Sudan: Further information: Lawyer and human rights activist ...
14 April 2014

Sudanese lawyer and human rights activist Magdi Saleem, who was arrested by the National Intelligence and Security Service in September 2013, was ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/004/2014

Swaziland: Two men re-detained for critical articles
11 April 2014

On 9 April respected magazine editor, Bhekithemba Makhubu, and human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko, were re-detained in Swaziland after irregular ...

Urgent Action       AFR 55/001/2014

Nigeria: Man feared disappeared after sending tweets: Yusuf ...
11 April 2014

Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi has been missing since 30 March, when he tweeted photos of an alleged attempted jail break-in at the State Security Service in ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/006/2014

Rwanda: Never again means never again
7 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 7 April 2014. AI Index: AFR 47/001/2013. Rwanda: Never again means never again. ...

Public Statement       AFR 47/001/2014

Angola: Men face extradition, at risk of torture
4 April 2014

Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face extradition to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced ...

Urgent Action       AFR 12/002/2014