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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

Sudan: Mother at risk of flogging and death sentence: Meriam ...
13 May 2014

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, a Christian Sudanese woman, was convicted on charges of 'adultery' and 'apostasy' and is at risk of being sentenced to flogging ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/006/2014

Amnesty International | Amnesty International: Torture rampant ...
13 May 2014

Governments across Africa are betraying their commitments to stamp out torture, Amnesty International said today as it launched its latest global campaign ...

Press Release      

Nigeria: Torture in Nigeria: In summary: Stop Torture country ...
13 May 2014

Amnesty International has serious concerns about the increasing use of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Nigeria ...

Document       AFR 44/005/2014