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Human Rights

Nigerian army exposed for detaining girls escaping Boko Haram

The Nigerian army has come under fire for allegedly detaining girls and young women who have managed to escape...

Ethiopia and allies accused of targeting Tigrayans

In a damning report released by the New Lines Institute, Ethiopian forces, along with their allies, have been accused...

HRW calls for accountability in DR Congo coup attempt

HRW expressed concern over alleged extrajudicial killings that occurred during the thwarted coup and urged the government to conduct a thorough investigation.

Uganda: Bobi Wine accuses UHRC of impartiality

Uganda's opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has recently accused the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)...

US condemns surge in attacks on LGBTQ community in Kenya

The US has once again demonstrated its commitment to protecting the rights and safety of the LGBTQ community around...

Why was Clementine de Montjoye denied entry to Rwanda?

Clementine de Montjoye, a senior human rights researcher with Human Rights Watch, was recently denied entry to Rwanda by...

How Mozambique used child soldiers to attack Macomia

Human Rights Watch has called the recruitment and use of children under the age of 15 as child soldiers a war crime.

Burkina Faso denies massacre accusations as ‘baseless’

Burkina Faso has vehemently denied the accusations made by Human Rights Watch (HRW) regarding the massacre of villagers in...

Human rights abuses in Uganda still a major concern

Human rights abuses in Uganda continue to be a major concern, despite efforts to improve the situation. From extrajudicial...

Has Tanzania witnessed human rights changes under president Suluhu?

Since taking office in March 2021, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has been tasked with navigating the path of change...

Cameroon warned over crackdown on free association

Cameroon has recently come under scrutiny for its crackdown on opposition and free association, particularly ahead of the 2025...

Uganda’s anti-LGBTQ law unleashing a reign of rights abuses

Since the passage of one of the world's harshest anti-gay laws, Uganda has experienced a surge in human rights...