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.
Rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in Tanzania to release rights lawyer Tito Magoti.
Norway on Wednesday agreed to welcome 600 refugees that have been evacuated to Rwanda from horrific conditions in Libyan detention centres.
The European Union (EU) is spending millions on projects built by Eritrean people in forced conscription, according to a scathing new report published in The New York Times. In the report, Matina Stevis-Gridneff details how the EU spent €20 million
Seven players from the Eritrean national football team are missing after playing in the East African regional championship in Uganda.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) warns that a new draft law on hate speech in Ethiopia threatens freedom of expression in the country.