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Further information: Swaziland: Two men convicted for ...
18 July 2014

On 17 July Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland's monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were convicted ...

Urgent Action       AFR 55/003/2014

Kenya: Crying for justice: Victims' perspectives on justice for ...
15 July 2014

More than six years ago, violence rocked Kenya following general elections. At least 1100 people were killed, 660000 displaced and thousands injured ...

Report       AFR 32/001/2014

Central African Republic: Time for accountability
10 July 2014

War crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious human rights violations and abuses have been committed in CAR by members of the mainly ...

Report       AFR 19/006/2014

Zambia: Further information: Court acquits two men in Zambia
7 July 2014

On 3 July a Zambian court in Kapiri Mposhi acquitted two men charged with having sex “against the order of nature”. The court ruled that the State had ...

Urgent Action       AFR 63/003/2014

Ethiopian activist at risk of torture: Andargachew Tsige
4 July 2014

Andargachew Tsige, an Ethiopian political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia ...

Urgent Action       AFR 25/003/2014

AU Summit decision a backward step for international justice ...
1 July 2014

The decision by the Assembly of the African Union (AU) to grant sitting African leaders immunity from prosecution for genocide, war crimes and crimes ...

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Wire, July/August 2014. Vol. 44, issue 004
1 July 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) Stop Torture: Morocco/Western Sahara: The air we need to breathe 4) Stop Torture: Room ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/004/2014

Amnesty International | AU Summit decision a backward step ...
1 July 2014

The decision by the Assembly of the African Union (AU) to grant sitting African leaders immunity from prosecution for genocide, war crimes and crimes ...

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Further information: Sudan: Meriam Ibrahim released, other ...
30 June 2014

Meriam Yeyha Ibrahim, a Sudanese Christian and mother of two, was released from prison on 23 June after her sentence to flogging and death was ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/014/2014

Further information: Sudan: Three activists in detention without ...
30 June 2014

Three Sudanese activists remain in detention without charge in Khartoum's Kober prison. Their family members say they show signs of having been ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/012/2014