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African police accused of excessive force during lockdowns

Days after Congo announced emergency restrictions to curb the new coronavirus, a police video circulating online showed an officer beating a taxi driver violating...

Bahrain admits “excessive force” before rights report

Bahrain admitted its forces had used excessive force and mistreated detainees during pro-democracy protests, as it awaited the release of an independent...


Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...