Human Rights Watch (HRW) warns that authorities in Tanzania are stepping up repression of opposition parties, nongovernmental organizations, and the media in the build-up to presidential elections later this year.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sent an open letter to recently-elected Burundi President Évariste Ndayishimiye, urging the country’s new leader to address a series of ongoing human rights issues.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for investigations into allegations of intimidation, arrests and human rights abuses during Burundi’s recent presidential election.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the ruling party and authorities in Tanzania are using fear and repression against opposition groups and the few remaining independent organisations in the country ahead of presidential elections in May.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon police in Uganda to provide greater support for victims of sexual violence rather than perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Burundi of convicting four journalists in “a flawed trial”.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) warns that a new draft law on hate speech in Ethiopia threatens freedom of expression in the country.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Ugandan government is intensifying its clampdown on media and press freedoms in the East African country.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon the Eritrean government to address ongoing human rights issues as the country emerges from diplomatic isolation.