A group of Eritreans based in the Netherlands are suing the European Union over links between the bloc’s funding and forced labour programmes in Eritrea.
A United Nations investigator has condemned a lack of progress on numerous human rights issues in Eritrea and a series of recent events that no improvements are being made in the country.
Human rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in Ethiopia to reveal the whereabouts of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa.
Ethiopian authorities have detained 13 Canadian healthcare workers accused of improperly practising medicine in the East African nation.
Hundreds of motorcycle taxi drivers gathered in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday in honour of one of their colleagues and to protest his death. Fellow taxi rider Daniel Mburu was shot dead on Tuesday at the age of 24
More than 6,000 bodies have been found across six mass graves in Burundi – the largest discovery since excavations began in 2014.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Tanzania’s ruling party of threatening opposition leaders in the latest report from the organisation criticising the government’s attack on free speech.
A court in Burundi has sentenced four journalists to two and a half years in prison for attempting to undermine state security.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling for the United Nations Child Rights Committee to place pressure on authorities in Rwanda to close a detention centre where children are being held and abused.
Amnesty International is marking the first year anniversary of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi taking office by highlighting a number of ongoing human rights concerns under his rule.