Southern Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Senegal: Mining and human rights in Senegal: Closing the ...
30 May 2014

The Kédougou region of Senegal is seeing an influx of industrial mining interests and local communities have expressed concerns about the impacts ...

Report       AFR 49/002/2014

South Sudan: the UN Human Rights Council must support ...
28 May 2014

Atrocities have been committed by both parties to the conflict in South Sudan, including ethnically motivated attacks on civilians constituting war crimes ...

Document       AFR 65/006/2014

Somalis are scapegoats in Kenya's counter-terror crackdown
27 May 2014

The Somali community in Kenya have become scapegoats in Kenya's counter-terror operation known as 'Usalama Watch'. Thousands of Somalis ...

Report       AFR 52/003/2014

Sudan: Student activists detained without charge
21 May 2014

Three Sudanese student activists have been detained without charge in Khartoum since 12 May after being arrested outside their university by security ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/008/2014

Further information: Mozambique: Changes to draft law but ...
21 May 2014

On 18 June the parliamentary Legal, Human Rights and Constitutional Affairs Commission will meet to discuss the latest version of the Mozambique ...

Urgent Action       AFR 41/003/2014

Burundi: Human rights defender detained: Pierre-Claver ...
19 May 2014

Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa, a Burundian human rights defender, was arrested during the night of 15 to 16 May and is detained on spurious charges relating ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2014

Further information: Sudan: Woman sentenced to death for her ...
16 May 2014

On 15 May Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was sentenced to death by hanging for 'apostasy', and to flogging for 'adultery'. She is a prisoner of conscience ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/007/2014

Ethiopia: Authorities must provide justice for scores of ...
13 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 13 May 2014. AI Index: AFR 25/002/2014. ETHIOPIA: authorities MUST ...

Public Statement       AFR 25/002/2014

Torture in 2014: 30 years of broken promises
13 May 2014

Thirty years after the ground-breaking UN Convention Against Torture was adopted, more than a hundred states continue to torture. This briefing provides ...

Report       ACT 40/004/2014

"Start here, start now, stop torture" [activists briefing]
13 May 2014

Torture is flourishing because rather than respecting the law by refusing to tolerate torture, governments are either actively using torture, or turning a ...

Document       ACT 40/003/2014