Africa
  • Region

Overview

The regional overview summarizes the human rights situation and developments in the region throughout 2019.

As the deadline closed in for regional political commitments to “Silencing the Guns” by 2020, intractable armed conflicts continued, and new forms of violence by non-state actors led to widespread killings, torture, abductions, sexual violence and mass displacements, including crimes under international law, in several sub-Saharan African countries.

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Our Offices

West and Central Africa (Dakar, Senegal)

Point E - Immeuble Malaado Plazza, 6ème Etage P.O. Box 47582 - Dakar, SENEGAL

Phone

+221 33 869 30 03

Southern Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa)

3 Glenhove Street Rosebank 2196 - JOHANNESBURG

Phone

+27 (0) 11 283 6000

Fax

+27 114471734

East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya)

Office: Riverside Studios Riverside Lane, Off Riverside Drive Nairobi, Kenya Mailing: PO Box 1527 00606 Sarit Centre Nairobi, Kenya

Phone

+254 20 4283000