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DR Congo: Release 7 Detained Democracy Activists

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Posted by admin 136 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should immediately release seven peaceful activists who have been wrongfully detained, some since March 15, 2015. (Kinshasa) – Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should immediately release seven peaceful activists who have been wrongfully detained, some s

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Sudan: Cluster Bombs Used in Nuba Mountains

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Posted by admin 136 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Evidence indicates that Sudan dropped cluster bombs on civilian areas of Southern Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains in February and March 2015. (Nairobi) – Evidence indicates that Sudan dropped cluster bombs on civilian areas of Southern Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains in February and March 2015, Human Rights

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Mali: Lawlessness, Abuses Imperil Population

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Posted by admin 138 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Malian government should act to curtail rising violent crime and abuses by armed groups and state security forces that threaten the security of the population in northern and central Mali. Two years after a French-led military intervention in the embattled country, there remains widespread lawlessness and insecurity.

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Equatorial Guinea: Group Should Investigate Abuses

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Posted by admin 138 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email A group of Portuguese-speaking countries that accepted Equatorial Guinea as a member in July 2014 should investigate ongoing serious human rights violations in their newest member state, EG Justice, Conectas Direitos Humanos, and Human Rights Watch said today. (São Paulo) – A group of Portugues

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Kenya: Ensure Due Process on ‘Terrorism List’

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Posted by admin 139 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Kenyan government should urgently review the inclusion of human rights organizations on an official list of alleged supporters of terrorism and ensure full respect of due process. (Nairobi) – The Kenyan government should urgently review the inclusion of human rights organizations on an official li

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Kenya: At Least 147 Dead in Heinous Garissa Attack

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Posted by admin 148 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The abominable attack on Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya requires a measured response by Kenyan security forces to bring to justice those responsible and prevent further attacks. At least 147 have been confirmed dead and 80 injured in the attack on April 2, 2015. (Nairobi) – The abom

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Nigeria: At Least 1,000 Civilians Dead Since January

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Posted by admin 157 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Attacks by the Islamist armed group Boko Haram killed more than 1,000 civilians in 2015, based on witness accounts and an analysis of media reports. Boko Haram fighters have deliberately attacked villages and committed mass killings and abductions as their attacks have spread from northeast Nigeria into Cameroon, Chad, and N

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UN Rights Council: Voting Records Exposed

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Posted by admin 158 days ago (http://www.hrw.org)
Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The records of United Nations Human Rights Council members in addressing egregious rights violations in individual countries are scrutinized in the updated “VotesCount” website, Human Rights Watch announced today. The website shines a spotlight on the votes taken by members of the council on situations in individual countrie

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