Tag Archives: amnesty international

01 August 19

Amnesty International calls for release of Tanzanian journalist

Amnesty International has called for the release of Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera who was taken from his home and detained on July 29.

01 July 19

Amnesty accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

Amnesty International has accused Eritrea of targeting and persecuting exiled human rights living abroad who criticise the government in their homeland.

01 May 19

Rights group calls on South Sudan to investigate 2017 activist

Rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in South Sudan to investigate the killing of two outspoken activists in 2017.

15 March 19

DRC president pardons 700 political prisoners

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned about 700 political prisoners jailed under the regime of his predecessor Joseph Kabila.

26 February 19

Amnesty: New DRC president must act on human rights

Amnesty International has called upon the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) newly elected president Félix Tshisekedi to tackle the country’s “abysmal” human rights record.

19 September 18

Amnesty International: South Sudan army burned civilians alive

Amnesty International has accused South Sudan’s army of systematically killing and abusing civilians, detailing horrific human rights abuses in its latest report on military’s conduct during the country’s civil war.


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