Tag Archives: Human rights

08 May 16

Africa: Journalists Highlight the State of Human Rights With Their Lives

On Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day recounted some of the most horrific cases of human rights violations against journalists and media officials. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) marked the occasion by calling it a “great year for censorship,” ironically hailing the successes
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25 April 16

Sudan: Student Killing Ignites Anger, Protests

Thousands of students have staged protests in Sudan following the death of a fellow student in North Kordofan.

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20 April 16

UN: ‘Shocking’ Rise in Burundi Torture Cases

The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.

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03 February 16

S. Sudan Army Accused of Suffocating 50 Civilians in Shipping Container

Government forces in South Sudan killed 50 civilians last October by forcing them into a metal container during stifling heat, according to a new report.

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22 January 16

New Zealand Photographer Arrested in Uganda

A New Zealand photographer, famous for his graphic pictures of a hot air balloon crash in his home country, has been arrested in Uganda.

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