vendredi, 23 mars 2018

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Egypt : Arrests Escalate Ahead of Unfair Elections

Egyptian authorities carried out a series of arbitrary arrests in late January and February, 2018, in an escalating crackdown against political opposition, Human Rights Watch said today. Among those arrested is Abd al-Moniem Abu al-Fotouh, a 2012 presidential candidate and the head of the Strong Egypt Party. The intensifying repression and the use of terrorism-related charges against peaceful activists are emblematic of a government strategy to silence critical voices ahead of the planned (...)

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Algérie : Nouvelle vague d’expulsions

Les autorités algériennes ont procédé à des rafles de centaines de personnes d’Afrique subsaharienne depuis janvier 2018 – dont des femmes et des enfants – et expulsé beaucoup d’elles vers le Niger, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui. Les autorités privent les personnes arrêtées de leur droit de contester leur détention et leur possible expulsion, ont déclaré certaines d’entre elles à Human Rights Watch. À l’instar des vagues d’arrestations qui avaient eu lieu en octobre 2017 et en décembre 2016, les (...)

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Sudan : Prisoner Release Left Many Activists Behind Dozens Remain, Some Forcibly Disappeared

Dozens of prominent activists remain in detention in Sudan, despite the release of more than 50 people on February 18 and 19, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. Many of those still held are in unknown locations and without access to lawyer or family visits in conditions that may constitute enforced disappearances and put them at risk of abuse. Sudan should urgently release all detainees, or promptly charge them with a recognizable crime in procedures that uphold due process and ensure (...)

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