Amnesty International

 
​‘The current state of basic education should cause outrage’
​‘The current state of basic education should cause outrage’
The state of the basic education system should have South Africans toyi-toying in the streets, demanding urgent intervention. Even 25 years since...
Widespread concern after Australian police media raids
Widespread concern after Australian police media raids
High-profile raids against two separate media outlets by Australian police have been widely condemned by news organisations and rights groups,...
Amnesty International Zimbabwe closes amid allegations of fraud
Amnesty International Zimbabwe closes amid allegations of fraud
Amnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged...
Amnesty to cull managers after probe into 'toxic' workplace
Amnesty to cull managers after probe into 'toxic' workplace
Amnesty International said on Tuesday most of its top leaders would leave the rights group this year after an external audit, prompted by two staff...
28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses
28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses
A loud explosion shook the ground in the early afternoon of 28 May 1991. It was followed by a massive fire visible from afar. Half an hour later,...
Surviving Boko Haram’s war on children
Surviving Boko Haram’s war on children
After escaping from the clutches of armed groups, abducted children in northern Nigeria should expect a warm welcome on their return home. They...
New look, old ways? Benin's leader and the authoritarian past
New look, old ways? Benin's leader and the authoritarian past
President Patrice Talon of Benin, a multi-millionaire businessman who dresses in sunglasses and sharp suits, presents himself as part of a new...
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Sixty-eight percent of Africans are not confident that their vote is secret, according to a new survey published by...
Airbnb will leave West Bank homes listed to settle suits
Airbnb will leave West Bank homes listed to settle suits
Accommodation-sharing platform Airbnb on Tuesday announced it will back off a plan to remove Jewish settler homes in the occupied West Bank from...
Rwanda: 25 years after genocide, politics of demonisation as dangerous as ever
Rwanda: 25 years after genocide, politics of demonisation as dangerous as ever
Twenty-five years ago, the international community stood by and watched as genocide unfolded in Rwanda, devastating a country and leaving lasting...
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka on Wednesday began interviewing 47 applicants for two positions as hangmen, officials said, as Amnesty International urged Colombo not to...
In Zambia, freedom of expression is not freedom to incite violence
In Zambia, freedom of expression is not freedom to incite violence
The recent unspeakable tragedy that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand has raised urgent new questions about the balance between freedom of...

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