Africa
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Overview

The regional overview summarizes the human rights situation and developments in the region throughout 2020.

If there was ever a glimmer of hope that 2020 would see a break in the cycle of armed conflicts in Africa, continued fighting in several war-torn countries dashed any cause for optimism. The 2013 pledge by African leaders to “silence the guns” by 2020 remained unrealized. Instead, the sound of gunfire grew louder, claiming thousands of lives in the process.

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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