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Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Democratic Republic of Congo: Human rights defender at risk ...
29 January 2015

Human rights activist Christopher Ngoyi Mutamba was arrested by armed men in military police uniform in Kinshasa on 21 January. His whereabouts ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/001/2015

Equatorial Guinea: Three detainees should be released
29 January 2015

Celestino Okenve, Antonio Nguema and Miguel Mbomio were arrested between 14 and 16 January in Equatorial Guinea in relation to the distribution ...

Urgent Action       AFR 24/001/2015

Sierra Leone: Release Eight Arbitrarily Detained
28 January 2015

Eight people have been arbitrarily detained by a Presidential order under the State of Emergency powers in Sierra Leone for over three months following ...

Urgent Action       AFR 51/001/2015

Burundi: Prominent journalist must be released: Bob Rugurika
23 January 2015

Bob Rugurika, director of African Public Radio (Radio Publique Africaine, RPA), has been detained since 20 January after broadcasting investigative ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2015

Burkina Faso: “Just what were they thinking when they shot at ...
15 January 2015

This report presents the findings of Amnesty International's research into the deaths and injuries that occurred during the protests in Burkina Faso between ...

Report       AFR 60/001/2015

South Sudan: Open letter re Arms embargo for South Sudan to ...
8 January 2015

In this open letter South Sudanese and international organizations urge President Obama to support a United Nations Security Council arms embargo ...

Open Letter       AFR 65/001/2015

Wire, January - March 2015
1 January 2015

1) Amnesty around the world 2) Behind the scenes 3) Editorial 4) #OpenToSyria: Alive and kicking 5) Borderlives: Insight Australia, Israel; United States ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2015

Gambia: Human rights defender facing possibility of jail: Sait ...
19 December 2014

Gambian human rights defender Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus, from ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/017/2014

Gambia: 10 Years of Impunity, 10 years of injustice for the ...
16 December 2014

The government of Yahya Jammeh continues to spread fear and to exercise extreme intolerance to any form of dissent in Gambia. Human rights defenders ...

Public Statement       AFR 27/016/2014

Sudan: Opposition leaders detained, risk torture
11 December 2014

Opposition leader Farouk Abu Issa and civil society activist Dr Amin Maki Medani were arrested on 6 December by agents of the Sudanese National ...

Urgent Action       AFR 54/024/2014