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South African authorities must stop fueling xenophobia attacks-Amnesty International

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According to Amnesty International the ongoing and escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign owned shops in South Africa,...

Amnesty International demands justice for Cameroon victims at soldiers’ murder trial

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Amnesty International’s West and Central Africa Deputy Regional Director Samira Daoud, has said that, Cameroonian authorities must leave no stone unturned in their...
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New journalist arrested: Ethiopian govt to put press freedom gains at risk

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The Ethiopian government risks rolling back the great progress it made on media freedom last year, said Amnesty International, after the government announced plans...

Power-sharing deal to end horrific crimes in Sudan

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Responding to the news that a power-sharing deal has been reached between Sudan’s military leaders and the opposition party, Kumi Naidoo, Secretary General of...

Sierra Leone: Amnesty joins legal battle against govt ban on pregnant girls attending...

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Amnesty International has joined a legal case brought by two non-governmental organizations, Equality Now and WAVES, to challenge the Sierra Leonean government’s ban on...

Amnesty hails Botswana for decriminalising Same-Sex Relations

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Amnesty International says judgement by the Gaborone High Court to decriminalize consensual same sex relations is a victory in the battle for equality and...

Amnesty International: It Must Not Be Nigeria – By Ejike Njoku

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I was extremely reluctant to subscribe to the argument that Amnesty International (AI) the global human rights watchdogs might be doing a hatchet job...

Amnesty International’s Strange Mission In Nigeria — By Karen Goulding

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“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear...

Sudan: Amnesty condemns violent attacks against protestors

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Amnesty International has called on the international community to consider all forms of peaceful pressure, including targeted sanctions, on those members of the Sudanese...
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Omar al-Bashir must face International Criminal Court-Amnesty tells Sudan authorities

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Amnesty International has asked Sudan authorities to hand over the former president of Sudan Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court...
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Amnesty International cautions Sudanese authorities to stop firing at protesters

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Nine people have been reportedly killed in Sudan since protesters began a sit-in at the military’s headquarters in Khartoum on 6 April, with police...
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Amnesty International orders Mozambican authorities to release detained journalist

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Amnesty International has ordered Mozambican authorities to release detained journalist Amade Abubacar, or charge him with a recognizable offence. Amnesty International’s Regional Director...
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Attack on 263 Chat website: A blatant assault on right to freedom of...

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Amnesty International has described a recent police raid on the offices of online news site 263 Chat after one of its journalists filmed the...
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Burundian authorities must stop treating the media with contempt-Amnesty International

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In response to the Burundian government’s decision to ban the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) from operating in the country and to continue the suspension...
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Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc in Zimbabwe and Mozambique

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Amnesty International is calling on foreign governments, to ramp up efforts and resources in order to ensure adequate humanitarian assistance for Mozambique,...

Amid ongoing nationwide protests: Sudanese authorities cautioned to stop intimidating the people.

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Amnesty International has cautioned Sudanese authorities to end measures taken under the state of emergency to violently crush dissent amid ongoing nationwide protests...
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Malawi: Criminal gangs wage war against Persons with albinism

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Malawi is currently experiencing a resurgence of attacks against persons with albinism, with two fatalities and three abductions since 31 December 2018. Two of those...
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Amnesty International Encourage Ghanaian Journalists

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The Amnesty International on Monday urged journalists not to give up in the face of difficulties and attempts to silence them. Mr Robert Akoto Amoafo,...
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Amnesty International Calls For The Release Of Opposition Leader Maurice Kamto

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Following the arbitrary arrest of Cameroon’s main opposition leader Maurice Kamto, Samira Daoud, Amnesty International’s West and Central Africa Deputy Director, has said that,...

Zimbabwe: Security forces must be held accountable for killing civilians

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Amnesty International has tasked Zimbabwean authorities to act swiftly to ensure security forces are held to account for ongoing brutal human rights violations,...
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Amnesty International launches nationwide campaign for free speech in Nigeria

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Amnesty International on Thursday will launch a new nationwide campaign for free speech to stand up to government and those who perpetrate massive legal...

Amnesty International cautions Sudan’s security forces to stop killing protesters

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Amnesty International has cautioned Sudan’s security forces to stop their ongoing deadly onslaught on protesters and medical personnel. Amnesty International made said this following...
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Amnesty International Cautions DRC Of A Looming Crisis

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As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) braces itself for the long-awaited results of national elections, Amnesty International warned that a human rights crisis...

Amnesty International Charges Mozambican Authorities To Release Journalist Amade Abubacar

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Amnesty International has charged Mozambican authorities to immediately and unconditionally release journalist Amade Abubacar from arbitrary detention by military forces and end the escalating...
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Gambia’s TRRC Commences Its Hearings

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Amnesty International’s West and Central Africa Director Evelyne Petrus Barry has said, “The start of the TRRC hearings is an important initial step towards...

DRC Elections Kick-off On December 23rd, 2018 Amidst Hostile Political Environment

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Election campaigning will take place in a hostile political environment that leaves little room for people to freely and safely exercise their human rights,...

Eswatini: Amnesty International tasks New Prime Minister to combat against human rights violations

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Amnesty International has tasked the new Prime Minister of Eswatini to work hard to ensure respect for human rights are fully guaranteed in...

52 pre-trial detainees died in Madagascar’s prisons in 2017-Amnesty International

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Amnesty International has disclosed that people who have not been found guilty of any crime are dying in Madagascar’s prisons due to appalling conditions. Amnesty...

Mozambique: Journalists, activists express worry over death threats

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Journalists, priests and civil society leaders are facing death threats and intimidation following local government elections at the weekend, Amnesty International said today. The...

Amnesty International To Launch Their Expose Report On October 23

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Amnesty International will launch a report on 23 October exposing how the widespread use of pre-trial detention is keeping thousands in life threatening prison...