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Diplomatic test in Egypt for French president

When French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Paris in October 2017, five months after taking office, he handed him a list...

Human trafficking reaching “horrific dimensions” – UN

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A new UN report shows human trafficking is on the rise and taking on "horrific dimensions", with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children...

Egypt launches human rights committee

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Egypt is forming a committee tasked with responding to censure of its human rights record - but critics say it will do...

US on Tanzania human rights and civil liberties restrictions

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The United States has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties, including arrests and harassment of...

Human rights in Morocco deteriorate

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Morocco's most influential rights group AMDH deplored what it said was a surge in political and arbitrary detentions of human rights campaigners,...

Egyptian human rights lawyer “forcibly disappeared”

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An international rights group accused Egyptian authorities of "forcibly disappearing" a prominent human rights lawyer due to be released from prison last...

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...

Human trafficking: 100 victims rescued in Sudan

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Sudan police rescued nearly 100 victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in an Interpol co-ordinated operation. Operation Sawiyan in August involved 200...

Eritrea human rights record a concern – US diplomat

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The top US diplomat for Africa welcomed a rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea but said concerns over Eritrea's human rights record hindered...

Migrant smuggling kingpin arrested

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Tunisia arrested the kingpin of a migrant smuggling operation after at least 87 people drowned when their boat sank off the southern...

IATA acknowledges it has a role in combatting human trafficking

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) acknowledges it is in the business of freedom and at the same time knows the global...

Trafficking probe launched in Nigeria

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Nigeria's immigration service launched an investigation after two staff members were arrested on suspicion of trying to traffic girls out of the...

Human traffickers arrested in West Africa

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Forty people were arrested and 500 people rescued after a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, international police organisation Interpol said. The...

France tells Libya to act over crimes against humanity

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France demanded an urgent UN Security Council session on human trafficking in Libya and raised the possibility of sanctions after a video...

Sudan regrets US putting it on trafficking list

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Sudan regrets the United States placing it on a list of states not doing enough to combat human trafficking, the foreign ministry...

Human smuggling groups seeks legitimacy with Tripoli

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An armed group, known for smuggling people from Libya, is seeking legitimacy and state security jobs from the Tripoli government in exchange...

Kenya government says it will close human rights organisations

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The Kenyan government is trying to shut down a rights group and a pro-democracy organisation who raised queries over last week's disputed...

Accountability for human rights abuses in South Sudan more important than...

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A lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during ongoing conflict in South Sudan remains one of the country's "biggest challenges," the Human...

UN hears of human rights violations amid fighting in Libya

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Fighting in Libya's oil coastline region this month has been marked by human rights violations while attacks are likely to worsen in...

AU, South Sudan stalling on human rights court: UN

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The African Union and South Sudan are failing in their joint responsibility to set up a court to prosecute atrocities in the...

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