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The brutal attacks against ordinary people and security forces are further proof of the horrific escalation of violence in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions, Amnesty International has said. The organization’s forensic experts have authenticated two Read more

Cameroon

A host of austerity measures implemented by the Chadian authorities is pushing people into deeper poverty, undermining access to necessary health care and putting education beyond the reach of many, Amnesty International said in a new report. Read more

Chad

Albinism in Malawi must stop

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The Malawian authorities must urgently overhaul the criminal justice system to protect people with albinism, who face the persistent threat of being killed for their body parts in a country where the vast majority of these horrific crimes remain Read more

Malawi

Armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have stabbed to death and shot military personnel, burned down schools and attacked teachers, while security forces have tortured people, fired on crowds and destroyed villages, in a spiral of Read more

Cameroon

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 Read more

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. Read more

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 Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

Tunisia

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