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Ethiopia claims big advance in Tigray, Amnesty reports mass killing

Ethiopia’s military has defeated local forces in the west of Tigray state, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, accusing his foes of atrocities...

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

Moroccan authorities on Friday rejected an Amnesty report saying they have spied on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology. Amnesty said it checked Radi’s phone...

Morocco used NSO’s spyware to snoop on journalist, Amnesty says

Technology developed by Israeli cyber security company NSO Group was used by the Moroccan government to spy on journalist Omar Radi, a critic of...

Amnesty says abuses rampant as West African armies target jihadists

Soldiers in three West African countries unlawfully killed or caused the disappearance of at least 199 people between February and April during stepped-up operations...

Syrian amnesty offer

The Syrian government announced an amnesty for men who deserted the army or avoided military service, giving them several months to report...

Amnesty for former Ivory Coast first lady

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara declared an amnesty for Simone Gbagbo, convicted of offences against the state during a brief 2011 civil...

Ethiopia offering amnesty to recently released political prisoners

Ethiopia passed a law granting amnesty to recently released political prisoners reversing decades of security-obsessed rule. The law is in line with...

Amnesty for activists and opposition in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea granted amnesty to activists and members of the opposition ahead of a "national dialogue" this month, a decree signed by...

Zimbabwe opens amnesty window for return of stolen funds

New Zimbabwe president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, announced a three-month amnesty window for the return of public funds illegally stashed abroad by individuals and...

Tunisians protest corruption amnesty

Hundreds of Tunisians protested in the streets of the capital against a widely contested new law granting officials from the former regime...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...