mercredi, 19 décembre 2018

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Mozambique : Security Forces Abusing Suspected Insurgents Armed Islamist Group Attacking Villages in Cabo Delgado Province

Since August 2018, the security forces have allegedly arbitrarily detained, ill-treated, and summarily executed dozens of people they suspected of belonging to an armed Islamist group . “The Mozambican authorities should take immediate action to end abuses by their security forces and punish those responsible,” said Dewa Mavhinga, Southern Africa director at Human Rights Watch. “Abuses by insurgents never justify violating people’s rights, and the security forces should be protecting the (...)

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Tanzania : Mixed Messages on Anti-Gay Persecution

Tanzania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ disavowal of incendiary anti-gay comments by a Dar es Salaam official is a positive development, but will mean little unless the government reforms its laws and policies that discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, Human Rights Watch said today. On November 4, 2018, following major international news coverage of the inflammatory remarks, Tanzania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement that a proposed (...)

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Guinée : Neuf ans après le massacre du 28 septembre, rendre enfin justice

Personne n’a encore été jugé en Guinée pour le massacre du Stade du 28 septembre à Conakry, où au moins 156 opposants furent tués et plus d’une centaine de femmes violées, ont déclaré aujourd’hui cinq organisations de défense des droits humains. Ces organisations sont l’Association des Victimes, Parents et Amies du 28 Septembre 2009 (AVIPA), l’Organisation Guinéenne des Droits de l’Homme (OGDH), la Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l’Homme (FIDH), Amnesty International, et Human Rights (...)

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