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Global indifference to LGBTI crackdown
Global indifference to LGBTI crackdown
"Hysteria and panic” are sweeping through Egypt’s queer communities since the government’s arrests of those suspected of being lesbian, gay,...
Tanzania arrests a sign of ‘autocracy’
Tanzania arrests a sign of ‘autocracy’
A week after their South African and Ugandan colleagues were deported from the country — after being arrested for “the promotion of...
SA human rights lawyers arrested in Tanzania get bail, but still no charges
SA human rights lawyers arrested in Tanzania get bail, but still no charges
More than a week after their arrest in Tanzania for “the promotion of homosexuality”, human rights lawyers have finally been granted bail...
Stripped of their brick home, living in a mud house
Stripped of their brick home, living in a mud house
When bulldozers destroyed her small home on the cold June morning, Evelyn K (not her real name), watched, overwhelmed by feelings of loss and...
Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones
Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones
Cameroon on Wednesday blasted the International Crisis Group (ICG) as an "agency of destabilisation" after the thinktank warned an armed insurgency...
Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes
Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes
Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to expose Israel's long and covert history of supplying weapons and military training to regimes...
The madness of Queen Grace
The madness of Queen Grace
Grace Mugabe, wife of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and a possible successor to his throne presidency, has been accused of 
​African states biggest culprits of forced anal testing to ‘prove’ homosexuality
​African states biggest culprits of forced anal testing to ‘prove’ homosexuality
‘When I entered the examination room, the doctor asked me to go on the examination bed and take off my trousers … I said no, so the doctor...
ANC’s human rights legacy lies in tatters
ANC’s human rights legacy lies in tatters
COMMENTFor a political party that draws so much capital from its struggle against apartheid, the ANC appears to have very quickly forgotten...
Libya reels under reign of terror
Libya reels under reign of terror
The extremist armed group, Islamic State, has unlawfully executed at least 49 people in its Libyan stronghold of Sirte since February 2015,...
[Video]Nigeria’s children robbed of education
[Video]Nigeria’s children robbed of education
Two years after the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls, Human Rights Watch looks at Boko Haram’s devastating impact on education in northeast Nigeria.
[Video]Chained like prisoners
[Video]Chained like prisoners
People with mental health conditions in Somaliland are being forced into institutions where they face abuses such as beatings and overcrowding.

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