Tag Archives: Human rights violations

03 May 21

Covid-19 Lockdowns Escalate Police brutality in East Africa

At least 30 Kenyans have died due to injuries sustained from police beatings between March 2020 and June this year. Ugandan law enforcement agencies are also using excessive force to police its citizens after a heavily disputed election. While the
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14 November 19

UNHCR: Human rights violations against displaced in eastern DRC

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has warned that hundreds of thousands of displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing grave human rights violations.

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31 August 18

Ethiopia: Political prisoners thrown to lions, PM reveals

Security forces in Ethiopia have been using lions and tigers to torture and intimidate political prisoners, the country’s prime minister has revealed.

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14 August 18

South Sudan most dangerous country for aid workers, report says

South Sudan has been named as the world’s most dangerous country for aid workers for the third year running in the latest report from Humanitarian Outcomes.

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18 May 18

South Sudan president calls on security forces to stop killing citizens

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces in the country to stop robbing and killing civilians.

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01 May 18

What has South Sudan gained from independence?

As South Sudan’s peace process continues to fail and the international community debates which course of action to take, the number of people killed or forced to leave their homes only rises. Meanwhile, the reports of horrific human rights abuses
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24 April 18

South Sudan: Attacks on health facilities increasing, report says

A new report published by the New York-based Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict says attacks on medical facilities and staff in South Sudan are on the rise.

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05 February 18

African Union calls for mass withdrawal from ICC

The African Union has called for a mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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15 December 17

How long will the world let South Sudan’s government trivialise human rights?

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
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25 November 17

UN condemns rise in DRC rights abuses

The United Nations has condemned the rise of human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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