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Amnesty International says Syrian refugees tortured on return

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Amnesty International said on Tuesday Syrian refugees who returned home were subjected to torture, detention and disappearance by security forces, urging governments to protect...

Amnesty International reports hundred plus Nigeria deaths

Security forces killed at least 115 people in south-east Nigeria this year and arbitrarily arrested or tortured scores of others in response to violence...

Amnesty says migrants in Libyan camps forced to trade sex for...

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Amnesty International said on Thursday that migrants held in Libyan detention camps are subject to horrific sexual violence at the hands of guards, including...

Survivors’ testimony alleges racial discrimination in Palma rescue attempts – Amnesty

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Survivors of an attack in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, by the radical insurgent group known by many aliases but referred to locally as ‘Al-Shabaab’ told...

Rise in executions in Egypt in past two months – Amnesty

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Egypt executed 57 men and women in October and November, nearly double the 32 people reported in the whole of 2019, Amnesty International said...

Ethiopian security forces accused of 39 extrajudicial killings

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Ethiopian security forces in the Oromiya region have executed 39 opposition supporters and arrested at least 10 000 others accused of being members of...

More human rights abuses levelled against Nigerian military

The Nigerian military burned villages and forcibly displaced hundreds in its fight against Islamist insurgents in the north-east, rights group Amnesty International alleged. The...

Executions rising in South Sudan – Amnesty International

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Amnesty International accused South Sudan of stepping up use of the death penalty with seven executions this year including one who was a child...

Cameroon to probe alleged execution video

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Cameroon's government will investigate a video Amnesty International said shows security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed people in the far north...

Six dead in Mali grave previously in military custody – claim

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Villagers in central Mali said six people found dead in a mass grave last month were arrested by the military three days...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...