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Amnesty International | Amnesty International: Torture rampant ...
13 May 2014

Governments across Africa are betraying their commitments to stamp out torture, Amnesty International said today as it launched its latest global campaign ...

Press Release      

Nigeria: Torture in Nigeria: In summary: Stop Torture country ...
13 May 2014

Amnesty International has serious concerns about the increasing use of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Nigeria ...

Document       AFR 44/005/2014

Wire, May/June. Vol. 44, issue 003
13 May 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: Journalism is not a crime 3) We can Stop Torture 4) Fighting torture since 1961 5) Stop Torture: Mexico: Standing up to Claudia's ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2014

Central Africa: Over 70,000 DRC nationals cross to Kinshasa ...
10 May 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 10 May 2014. Index: AFR 02/001/2014. Over 70,000 DRC nationals ...

Public Statement       AFR 02/001/2014

South Sudan: Nowhere safe: Civilians under attack in South ...
8 May 2014

Thousands of civilians have been killed and more than a million displaced since the conflict in South Sudan began in December 2013. Both government ...

Report       AFR 65/003/2014

Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

Statement on prison conditions to the African Commission on ...
6 May 2014

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International reported that prison conditions are dire ...

Public Statement       AFR 01/008/2014

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