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Burkina Faso’s former presidential guard displayed a cold-blooded disregard for human life, killing 14 unarmed protestors and bystanders and wounding hundreds more with automatic weapons following last month’s coup d’état, Amnesty International has more

16 Oct 2015 00:00 Burkina Faso

Two human rights organisations - International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and Amnesty International have condemned South Africa over its recent failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in line with a court order. more

19 Jun 2015 00:00 South Africa

The Giza Criminal Court in Greater Cairo, Egypt has handed leftist activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, his sister Mona Seif and ten others, a suspended one-year jail sentence over accusations of torching the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate more

7 Jan 2014 00:00 Egypt

The postponement of the trial against two Zambian men charged with same-sex sexual conduct whilst they continue to languish in prison is compounding their suffering, Amnesty International said. more

17 Sep 2013 00:00 Zambia

The decision by a Tunisian court to dismiss a defamation case against the 18-year-old FEMEN activist Amina Sboui is only a partial victory, Amnesty International said as it called for her release. more

31 Jul 2013 00:00 Tunisia