Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the deadly attacks against Sudanese protesters calling for democratic change in June were planned and could amount to crimes against humanity.
The UK’s Political Coordinator at the UN has warned the Security Council that Burundi remains a threat to international peace and security.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says students and journalists are being attacked by security forces in Uganda ina succession of human rights violations.
Two prominent rights groups have criticised Tanzania President John Magufuli, accusing him of creating an increasingly repressive regime.
Uganda has denied reports the country is planning to impose the death penalty for gay sex, following a global backlash.
The first group of African refugees trapped in Libyan detention centres arrived in Rwanda late on Thursday.
Sudan’s newly-appointed prime minister has launched an independent investigation into the deaths of protesters during a deadly crackdown on demonstrations in June.
Amnesty International has joined calls from a number of rights groups seeking the release of 11 politicians and 17 journalists being held as political prisoners in Eritrea, since 2001.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon the Eritrean government to address ongoing human rights issues as the country emerges from diplomatic isolation.
Earlier this week, Eritrea ranked as the world’s most censored country in a report released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Equatorial Guinea also featured in the world’s top ten most censored country, coming in at eighth in the