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Mali silences critics with harsh prison sentences

A court in Mali has handed a two-year prison sentence to Dr Etienne Fakaba Sissoko to crown two months of harassment of the economist...

MRA condemns abduction of journalist by police

LAGOS, Friday, May 24, 2024: Media Rights Agenda (MRA), today condemned as appalling and unacceptable, Wednesday’s abduction of Mr. Madu Onuorah, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief...

Trade Unions Drag Somali Government to ILO

This statement was originally published by on May 26, 2016 The International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Committee on Freedom of Association will be interrogating a...

Somalia: UN Rights Experts Raise Alarm at Growing Persecution against Trade Unionists

GENEVA (4 May 2016) – A group of four United Nations human rights experts today urged the Government of Somalia to halt the continuous...

Angola: AFEX condemns Imprisonment of 17 Angolan Human Rights Activists

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is alarmed at the farcical conviction of 17 Angolan activists on charges of attempted “acts of rebellion”...

Uganda: Another Witness pins Senior Police Officer a Journalist Assault.

Kampala, 14th May, 2015; A third prosecution witness has testified against the former District Police Commander of Old Kampala Police Station, Joram Mwesigye in...