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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

Central African Republic: Impunity is fuelling violence
11 December 2014

The deployment of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic, in September 2014, raised hopes ...

Report       AFR 19/011/2014

Ethiopia: Release protestors, stop crushing political opposition
10 December 2014

On 5 and 6 December, security services in Addis Ababa arrested an estimated 90 people during attempts to stage a demonstration by a coalition of nine ...

Public Statement       AFR 25/009/2014

South Africa: Court's judgement a positive step forward ...
28 November 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. 28 November 2014. AI Index: AFR 53/008/2014. South Africa: Court's judgement ...

Public Statement       AFR 53/008/2014