The Sudanese authorities must end measures taken under the state of emergency to violently crush dissent amid ongoing nationwide protests in the country, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International applauds a court ruling against mining company in South Africa, saying it is ‘a victory for marginalized communities across the country’.
Election campaigning will take place in a hostile political environment that leaves little room for people to freely and safely exercise their human rights, Amnesty International said.
Amnesty International urges the Ethiopian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release a human rights defender and his friend who were arrested.
The new Secretary General of Amnesty International, the world’s biggest human rights organization, Kumi Naidoo, met with human rights activists from across Southern Africa in Johannesburg today, to hear first-hand about their struggles.
Zimbabwe’s election at the end of the month will take place in the context of decades of politically motivated gross human rights violations, including mass killings, the forced disappearance of critics and suppression of peaceful protesters, Amnesty International said in a new briefing published today.
Amnesty International reiterates its longstanding call for the imposition of a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan by the UN security Council to cut off the supply of weapons being used to kill, maim and destroy the lives of the South Sudanese people.
Amnesty International issued a statement today urging Ethiopian government to stop the killings of Oromo people by the Liyu Police in Somalia Region of Ethiopia.