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Democratic Republic of Congo: Bulldozed: How a mining ...
24 November 2014

On 24 and 25 November 2009 police in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ordered the demolition of hundreds of homes ...

Report       AFR 62/003/2014

Sierra Leone: further information: David Tam Bayroh freed on ...
20 November 2014

Sierra Leonean journalist David Tam Baryoh, was released on bail on 14 November, after 11 days detained without charge in a maximum security prison ...

Urgent Action       AFR 51/003/2014

Gambia: First arrests since homophobic law
20 November 2014

A law introducing possible life sentences for the offence of “aggravated homosexuality” was enacted on 9 October in Gambia. In the last two weeks, ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/015/2014

Democratic Republic of Congo: Ugandan political activist at ...
20 November 2014

Ugandan political activist Sam Mugumya is detained incommunicado by the army in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Ugandan government ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/006/2014

Human Rights Caucus: Letter on Modalities
19 November 2014

In this open letter the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus, a cross-constituency coalition of development, environment, trade union, feminist and human ...

Open Letter       ACT 35/019/2014

Amnesty International assessment of the implementation by ...
19 November 2014

The key value of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) lies in its potential to contribute to tangible improvements in the situation of human rights in the ...

Report       IOR 41/040/2014

Somalia: EU must keep focus on human rights for Somalia's ...
18 November 2014

Ahead of the forthcoming Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark on 19-20 November, Amnesty International is calling ...

Open Letter       AFR 52/007/2014

Democratic Republic of Congo: Release human rights ...
14 November 2014

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should immediately and unconditionally release Boniface Umpula, staff member of the Congolese ...

Public Statement       AFR 62/005/2014

Sudan: Political activist at risk of torture: Rashid Shikhaldeen ...
14 November 2014

A Sudanese political activist has been detained without charge in Khartoum, since 23 September after being arrested by security forces. He is at risk ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/022/2014

Angola: Punishing dissent: Suppression of freedom of ...
13 November 2014

This report highlights the violations of the right to peaceful demonstration as well as other human rights violations that have occurred in the context of ...

Report       AFR 12/004/2014