West Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Gambia: Serious danger of reprisals against Gambians ...
16 October 2014

Amnesty International believes there is a real risk of reprisals against Gambians who seek to engage with the upcoming UPR examination for Gambia ...

Public Statement       AFR 27/012/2014

Uganda: Rule by law: Discriminatory legislation and ...
16 October 2014

The Ugandan government has enacted repressive and discriminatory legislation intensifying restrictions on free expression, association and assembly ...

Report       AFR 59/006/2014

South Sudan: Comments on the 8 October 2014 Draft National ...
14 October 2014

Amnesty International, Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO), The Enough Project, Human Rights Watch, South Sudan Action ...

Document       AFR 65/013/2014

Nigeria urged to end the use of excessive force and mass ...
12 October 2014

Public Statement       AFR 44/026/2014

Sudan: further information: Opposition leader released ...
10 October 2014

Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi was released on 9 September. She had been detained without charge for almost a month.

Urgent Action       AFR 54/021/2014

South Africa: Struggle for maternal health: Barriers to ...
9 October 2014

This is the summary of the Amnesty International report which focuses on the access vital to antenatal care early in pregnancy in South Africa. Even though ...

Report       AFR 53/007/2014

South Africa: Struggle for maternal health: Barriers to ...
9 October 2014

Access to antenatal care early in pregnancy is vital to protect the health and lives of women and girls. In South Africa, however, even though such care ...

Report       AFR 53/006/2014

South Africa: Pregnancy shouldn't kill women and girls in ...
1 October 2014

Pregnant women and new mothers in Mkhondo Municipality in eastern South Africa are dying needlessly because they are not getting vital health care ...

Document       AFR 53/003/2014

Nigeria: Tortured, beaten and sentenced to death: Moses ...
1 October 2014

Last year, Moses Akatugba was sentenced to death for armed robbery, a crime he says he did not commit. He was just 16 when he was arrested in 2005 ...

Document       AFR 44/015/2014

Ethiopia: Systemic human rights concerns demand action by ...
22 September 2014

The UN Human Rights Council adopted the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Ethiopia on 19 September 2014 during its 27th session. Prior ...

Public Statement       AFR 25/005/2014