The Catholic Mission in Duékoué, in the West. Tens of thousands of people have sought shelter in the mission since the beginning of the violence in Côte d'Ivoire. © Amnesty International
Endemic oil industry pollution in the Niger Delta has put people's health at risk and damaged livelihoods, pushing many people deeper into poverty.
Women played a key role in Egypt's protests calling for reform, but have been sidelined since. Now they are demanding their right to participate in that process of reform.
On 17 December 2010, the authorities of Cluj-Napoca in north-western Romania, forcibly evicted approximately 350 Roma people, including families with children, from Coastei Street at the centre of