East Africa

Amnesty International  Report 2013


 
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Statement on economic, social and cultural rights to the ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International drew attention to forced evictions, highlighting ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/010/2014

South Sudan: Special Session of the Human Rights Council ...
6 May 2014

In this joint letter South Sudanese, African and international non-governmental organizations urge the convening of a Special Session of the Human ...

Open Letter       AFR 65/004/2014

Sierra Leone to speed up death penalty abolition
6 May 2014

Minister of Justice Franklyn Bai Kargbo last week told the United Nations that Sierra Leone will abolish the death penalty. President Ernest Bai Koroma ...

Public Statement       AFR 51/001/2014

Statement on refugees to the African Commission on Human ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International drew attention to Somali refugees and ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/006/2014

Statement on torture to the African Commission on Human ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International reported that despite widespread ratification ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/007/2014

Statement on the death penalty to the African Commission on ...
5 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International discussed the resumption of executions ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/002/2014

Statement on freedom of expression to the African ...
5 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International drew the Commission's attention to restrictions ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/009/2014

Statement on women's rights to the African Commission on ...
4 May 2014

At the 50th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International reported on the particular impact that ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/011/2014

Statement on human rights defenders to the African ...
4 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International raised concerns about the safety and ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/005/2014

Sudan: Obituary: Osman Hummaida
25 April 2014

Osman Hummaida, who died from a heart attack on 17 April 2014, was a vital, exuberant, passionate and dedicated human rights defender, and a central ...

Document       AFR 54/005/2014