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State surveillance rife in South Sudan, Amnesty finds

Telecommunications and surveillance companies must stop aiding the government’s human rights violations and encroachment on freedoms

Pandemic of human rights abuses haunts governments in East and Southern Africa

In a year defined by Covid-19, human rights violations, including massacres of civilians and crackdowns on opposition parties, have plagued these regions

Mozambican authorities must stop the attack on media freedom

When journalists stop telling the truth about what’s going on in their country, when they stop exposing wrongdoing and corruption allegations, everyone suffers

South Sudan’s guns silent – for now

They’ll roar again unless there’s justice for atrocities and the armed forces are reformed

A mixed bag for human rights in Southern Africa in 2019

Abuses continued from Angola to Zimbabwe but there were also victories for people’s rights

Why debt is a human rights issue

Many SADC countries are using scarce resources to service loans instead of offering public services

Chinese mining company ruins lives of Mozambican villagers

Haiyu company smothered a wetland in sand, which caused floods that swept homes out to sea

From reconciliation to repression: Mugabe’s painful legacy

Massacres, torture, killings, evictions and rigged elections must never happen again in Zimbabwe

We should all be human rights activists

With personal freedoms under attack across Africa, ordinary citizens must defend our rights

Dumping the International Criminal Court is a betrayal of the victims of atrocities

Rather than leaving the institution, South Africa could play an important role in helping to rectify its perceived shortcomings

Angolan authorities are using jail to entrench fear

Authorities in Angola rule through fear and don't allow citizens to freely exchange views and to critically examine the actions of the government.

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