East Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Mauritania: Human rights defender threatened, life at risk ...
24 June 2014

Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar's safety is at risk following death threats made against her by a leader of a radical Islamist group in ...

Urgent Action       AFR 38/002/2014

South Sudan, Egypt and Sri Lanka require the Council's ...
23 June 2014

Thousands of civilians have died and over a million have been displaced in the past six months of conflict in South Sudan. Amnesty International has ...

Document       IOR 41/017/2014

Open letter to Heads of State and Government of the African ...
20 June 2014

Open letter to Heads of State and Government of the African Union ahead of the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government ...

Open Letter       AFR 01/012/2014

AU Summit: Government leaders must not grant themselves ...
20 June 2014

Proposals to grant sitting African leaders immunity from prosecution for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity will completely undermine ...

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Eritrea: End Indefinite, Involuntary Conscription to National ...
18 June 2014

AI Index : AFR 64/001/2014. 18 June 2014. UN Human Rights Council. Twenty-sixth Session. 10 – 27 June 2014. Item 4: Human ...

Document       AFR 64/001/2014

Further information: Sudan: Three students detained in ...
13 June 2014

Three Sudanese student activists remain in detention without charge and are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Family members have been denied ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/009/2014

Mauritanian authorities must guarantee the protection of ...
12 June 2014

Mauritanian authorities must guarantee the protection of human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar. Public Statement ...

Public Statement       AFR 38/001/2014

South Africa: Two refugees dead, many injured in attack
10 June 2014

Attacks on foreign-owned shops in Mamelodi, Pretoria, have left two refugees dead and dozens reported injured. At least 75 shops have been looted ...

Urgent Action       AFR 53/001/2014

Zambia: Further information: Zambian court postpones ruling ...
3 June 2014

On 30 May the Magistrate court in Kapiri Mposhi postponed delivering its verdict on the case of James Mwape and Philip Mubiana to an unknown date ...

Urgent Action       AFR 63/002/2014

Further information: Angola: Men convicted, face expulsion ...
3 June 2014

Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face being sent from Angola to the DRC where they could be ...

Urgent Action       AFR 12/003/2014