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UN calls for release of blogger, lawyer and journalist

The UN human rights office called on Egypt to free a prominent blogger, lawyer and journalist allegedly mistreated in custody. They are among several...

Moroccan activists hacked

Moroccan human rights activists were targeted by hackers armed with sophisticated computing spying software amid a government crackdown on protests, according to research by...

Egypt systematically targets rights activists – UN

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Seventeen UN human rights experts criticised Egypt for its use of anti-terrorism laws to detain activists fighting for women's rights and against...

Cameroon Anglophone activists sentenced to jail

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A court in Cameroon convicted seven activists from the country's Anglophone minority of rebellion and acts of terrorism and gave them sentences...

Media, rights activists threatened in South Sudan – UN

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Journalists and rights activists in South Sudan have been killed or arrested and newspapers closed, often by government, hampering coverage of the...

Amnesty International wants Nubian activists released

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Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities to release 24 Nubian activists detained last week on charges of protesting without permission as they rallied...

English-speaking Cameroonian activists released

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Dozens of activists from Cameroon's English-speaking community were freed from jail as the mainly French-speaking nation's president moved to ease months of...

Kidnap fears after South Sudan activists disappear in Kenya

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A Kenyan court said the state did not have custody of two South Sudanese activists missing from Nairobi, stoking suspicions among opposition...

Mauritania stifling jailed anti-slavery activists – claim

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UN human rights officials accused the Mauritanian government on Wednesday of stifling anti-slavery campaigners jailed for up to 15 years for their...

Activists sentenced for rebellion against Angolan government

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An Angolan court sentenced 17 young activists to between two and eight years in jail on Monday for rebellion against the government...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...