Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Aid worker raped in South Sudan refuses to leave

Megan Nobert’s traumatic experience has drawn attention to sexual violence in the aid community. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reu [...]

DRC: 8000 Congolese expelled from Angola in five months

By Staff Reporter   Expelled from the Brazzaville-Kinshasa to Maluku 19/05/2014. Radio Okapi / Ph. John Bompengo Eight 1128 DRC nationals w [...]

Chinese companies propping up repressive African regimes?

By Staff Reporter Amnesty International claims at least 130 Chinese firms are involved in the worrying trade In this undated photo released [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

“al-Jazeera journalists are devils”-Egyptian judge

By Staff Reporter In explanation for jailing of three men, Judge Mohamed Nagy Shehata says devil encouraged them The journalists Baher Moham [...]

“Don’t criticize me”-Swaziland judge convicts journalists #JournalismisnotaCrime

By Staff Reporter Swaziland‘s High Court has sent a chilling warning to journalists in the kingdom that the law courts can determine w [...]

African leaders vote themselves immunity from new human rights court

By Staff Reporter Heads of state at African Union summit vote to strip the African court of justice and human rights of power to prosecute t [...]

Sudan death row woman Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested

By Staff Reporter Ibrahim arrested with husband and two children at Khartoum airport one day after she was released on orders of appeal cour [...]

Sudanese woman is given death penalty for marrying a Christian

By Staff Reporter Amnesty International joins condemnation of death penalty for Sudanese doctor found guilty of ‘apostasy’ for m [...]

Nigeria military ignored Boko Haram attack warnings

  Mia Kuumba, of the District of Columbia, brandishes a wooden stick during a rally in front of the Ni … View gallery Mothers of the [...]

Ethiopia’s war with journos continue as scores are incacerated

By Staff Reporter The Ethiopian government has arrested six independent bloggers and a journalist in what human rights group Amnesty Interna [...]

As Zimbabwe turn 34,need for independence compares to colonial era.

By Staff Reporter Activists, such as Jenni Williams of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) can be imprisoned in Zimbabwe for peaceful demonstrati [...]

CAR President Samba-Panza ‘declares war’ on militias

By Staff Reporter Bangui, Central African Republic Crisis in Central African Republic is a mixture of both religious and tribal clashes Anti [...]

Who can Save the Central African Republic?

By Staff Reporter Bangui, Central African Republic A human rights researcher tells TIME of horrors in the hinterlands of the Central African [...]
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