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Ethiopia

Joint NGO Letter Addressing the Pervasive Human Rights Crisis in Ethiopia

Geneva, 25 May 2017 RE: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need…

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News and Press Release
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Freedom House, CIVICUS, OMCT, RSF, ISHR, HRW, FIDH, GCR2P
Posted:
26 May 2017
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South Sudan

Renewing the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan and addressing the need for accountability for past and on-going crimes under international law and human rights violations in South Sudan

To Permanent Representatives of member and observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council Geneva, 23 February 2017 RE: Renewing the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan and addressing the need for accountability for past…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Art. 19, Amnesty, CIVICUS, ICJ, OMCT, RSF, ISHR, HRW, FIDH, IRRI, GCR2P, CIVIC, TJWG - South Sudan
Posted:
24 Feb 2017
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Burundi

Burundian regime launches new media clampdown

The Burundian authorities have unleashed a major new assault on free speech in the past few days, arresting journalists and censoring media outlets that might criticize President Pierre Nkurunziza’s authoritarian regime. An order issued on 24 October…

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News and Press Release
Source:
RSF
Posted:
26 Oct 2016

South Sudan

South Sudan : Journalist tortured and left for dead in Juba cemetery

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on South Sudan’s authorities to investigate newspaper reporter Malek Bol’s abduction and torture during the weekend and to bring those responsible to trial. A reporter for the Arabic-language daily Al-Maugif, Malek Bol…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
RSF
Posted:
12 Oct 2016

Ethiopia

Joint NGO letter to the UN Human Rights Council on Ethiopia

Your Excellency, The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia, including the recent crackdown on largely peaceful protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. As the UN Human…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Amnesty, Freedom House, CIVICUS, OMCT, RSF, ISHR, HRW, FIDH, GCR2P
Posted:
13 Sep 2016
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Burundi

Burundi : un nouveau journaliste détenu par les services de renseignement

Reporters sans frontières (RSF) exige la libération immédiate du journaliste Gisa Steve Irakoze, arrêté le 18 août par des agents des services de renseignement burundais à Gatumba, à l’ouest de Bujumbura. Le journaliste Gisa Steve Irakoze de…

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News and Press Release
Source:
RSF
Posted:
23 Aug 2016

Burundi

Burundi: Regime threat to journalists, even those who have fled abroad

After learning that an exile journalist was stabbed two days ago in nearby Uganda and a freelancer has been held incommunicado for more than ten days in Bujumbura, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Burundian…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
RSF
Posted:
05 Aug 2016

Sudan

Sudanese press under attack on all fronts

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the decision by Sudan’s National Council for Press and Publications in late April to prohibit 15 journalists from working for their newspapers. RSF urges the Sudanese authorities to rescind the ban,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
RSF
Posted:
05 May 2016

Burundi

Burundi: Government seeks extradition of seven journalists

Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the requests made Tuesday by Burundi’s supreme court for the extradition of seven Burundian journalist for alleged complicity in a coup attempt on 13 May 2015, before they fled to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
RSF
Posted:
04 Feb 2016

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