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Nigeria: Tortured, beaten and sentenced to death: Moses ...
1 October 2014

MOSES AKATUGBA NIGERIA Last year, Moses Akatugba was sentenced to death for armed robbery, a crime he says he didn't commit. ...

Poster       AFR 44/019/2014

South Africa: Pregnancy shouldn't kill: Women and girls in ...
1 October 2014

WOMEN AND GIRLS IN MKHONDO MUNICIPALITY SOUTH AFRICA Pregnant women and new mothers in Mkhondo Municipality, eastern South ...

Poster       AFR 53/005/2014

Ethiopia: Systemic human rights concerns demand action by ...
22 September 2014

The UN Human Rights Council adopted the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review of Ethiopia on 19 September 2014 during its 27th session. Prior ...

Public Statement       AFR 25/005/2014

International assistance and human rights protections vital for ...
22 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 01/013/2014. 22 September 2014. International assistance ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/013/2014

Nigeria: 'Welcome to hell fire': Torture and other ill-treatment in ...
18 September 2014

Torture is a routine occurrence in Nigeria, largely to extract “confessions” or as punishment for alleged crimes. Hundreds of suspects in police and military ...

Report       AFR 44/011/2014

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Impunity continues to ...
18 September 2014

Amnesty International welcomes the support by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of the majority of the recommendations made during its review ...

Public Statement       AFR 62/001/2014

Joint Civil Society Statement on South Sudan: What the ...
15 September 2014

In this statement, civil society organizations urge Council members and observer states will take the opportunity provided by the panel discussion on ...

Document       AFR 65/012/2014

Gambia: Stop Gambia's homophobic Bill
12 September 2014

The Gambian President is currently reviewing a proposed amendment to the Criminal Code which will further discriminate against and punish Gambians ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/010/2014

The Human Rights Council must call for the protection of ...
12 September 2014

Since its previous examination under the Universal periodic review in 2010, the human rights situation in Gambia has deteriorated. Amnesty International ...

Document       AFR 27/011/2014

South Sudan: Petition to members of the Intergovernmental ...
4 September 2014

In this petition human rights organizations call on members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to immediately impose ...

Document       AFR 65/011/2014