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Mozambique: Call for human rights sensitivity: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 38th Session of the UPR Working Group, April 2021

, Index number: AFR 41/3570/2021

This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Mozambique in May 2021. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Mozambique in its previous UPR, including in relation to ending arbitrary detentions, repression of freedom of expression, excessive use of force, torture, ill-treatment and extrajudicial executions of detainees. Amnesty International raises concern about abusive practices in pandemic response measures, killings and pillaging in Cabo Delgado conflict, repression of freedom of expression, impunity, violation of the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, and the adverse impact of corporate activities on human rights.

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