On Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on South Sudan’s government to stop delaying the creation of a hybrid court to deal with human rights violations during the country’s civil conflict. “Four years into the conflict, both parties continue to
The United Nations has condemned the rise of human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Last week, Burundi became the first nation to withdraw from the Rome Statute, bringing an end to the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction in the African country. A year after the country first threatened to abandon the Hague-based court, Burundi has
A group of South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing one man have appeared in front of a military court in Juba.
Ten Christians have been arrested in Eritrea ahead of a protest vigil in the name of Christian prisoners who died in captivity in the Horn of Africa nation.
Human rights abuses are still going unpunished in South Sudan, according to the Human Rights Director for the United Nations Mission (UNMISS).
The United Nations is calling on South Sudan’s government to protect civilians and aid workers in the country following a series of attacks against both groups.
Ethiopia’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, in a bid to create a more ethnically diverse body of high-ranking officials.
On Saturday, Ethiopia imposed a six-month “state of emergency” in response to growing unrest across the country. It’s the first time the government has experienced this kind of public dissent during its 25-year rule and its clamping down with everything it
Burundi’s government has voted to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC) with an overwhelming majority.
Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to build a Standard Gauge Railway […]
Sudan has sent more troops to its border with Eritrea […]
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed to inaugurate himself […]
An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s […]
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not […]