Tag Archives: Human rights violations

21 July 16

Kenya: Security Forces Accused of Abducting, Killing Civilians

Kenyan security forces have been accused of abducting and killing civilians in Nairobi and the northeast during counter terrorism operations.

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03 July 16

UN Calls on African Union to Investigate Eritrean ‘Crimes’

The United Nations is calling on the African Union (AU) to investigate reports citing human rights violations in Eritrea.

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28 June 16

Eritreans Protests in Geneva Over Human Rights Abuses

Thousands of Eritreans have gathered in Geneva to protest against human rights violations committed by the regime in their home country.

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27 June 16

Djibouti: Africa’s Tiny, Surprisingly Popular Port Nation

With a population of less than one million and little more than a port to its name, the dry, arid country of Djibouti may not be the first African nation that comes to mind. If you happened to visit this
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23 June 16

HRW: More Than 400 Killed in Ethiopia Protests

Human Rights Watch says at least 400 people have been killed by Ethiopian security forces since November 2015, during peaceful protests in the Oromia region.

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23 June 16

ICC Sentences Former Congo Vice-President to 18 Years in Prison

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in prison.

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06 May 16

What Can the International Community Do About the Burundi Crisis?

With all efforts to resolve the Burundi crisis appearing to have reached stalemate, blood continues to flow in the conflict-ridden country. The United Nations, European Union, US and African Union (AU) have all been heavily involved in dialogue, but so
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30 April 16

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas At Protests Against Student Killings

Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday, after they demonstrated against the killing of a student the previous day.

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29 April 16

Rights Activist: More Than 1,000 Killed In Burundi Crisis

Burundi’s most prominent human rights activist says more than 1,000 people have been killed over the last year in the country.

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21 January 16

UN Confirms Gang Rape, Mass Graves in Burundi

The UN has confirmed multiple cases of gang rape carried out by Burundi security forces and mass graves in a growing list of human rights violations in the country.

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