West Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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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

Sudan: Submission to the United Nations Human Rights ...
1 June 2014

Amnesty International remains concerned at Sudan's failure to comply with its obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ...

Report       AFR 54/010/2014

Angola: Amnesty International Submission to the UN ...
1 June 2014

In this submission, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of previous recommendations and urges the government of Angola to act on ...

Report       AFR 12/005/2014

Gambia: Deteriorating human rights situation: Amnesty ...
1 June 2014

In this submission Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made in the previous cycle of the UPR. The organization ...

Report       AFR 27/006/2014

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