The United States has imposed sanctions against Uganda’s former chief of police, Kale Kayihura, over alleged human rights violations and corruption.
United Nations investigators have warned of the danger that human rights atrocities could take place in Burundi ahead of presidential elections next year.
Ethiopia has opened one of its most notorious detention centres to the public, in a move described by Human Rights Watch as a “symbolic step towards justice for past abuses”.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says detained Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera needs urgent medical attention.
More than a year since Eritrea and Ethiopia stunned the world by signing an unprecedented peace deal, the narrative on human rights issues in Eritrea is the same. Young people continue to flee the country, citing the horrific conditions of
A student at Harvard University has filed a lawsuit against Uganda President Yoweri Museveni for blocking him on Twitter.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says high school students in Eritrea face forced labour and abuse in the country. In a report published earlier this month, HRW revealed young Eritrans spend their final year at school at military camps, preparing for
Rwanda is set to receive thousands of African migrants stranded in detention centres in Libya.
A musician and blogger in Uganda has died from injuries sustained after being kidnapped and tortured by unknown people.