May 6, 2014

Support Kidnapped Nigerian Girls!

More than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls have been kidnapped and reportedly forced to marry their captors. Urge authorities to #BringBackOurGirls!

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July 18, 2014

On 17 July Bhekithemba Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were convicted on two charges of contempt of court in the High Court in Mbabane, Swaziland.

July 4, 2014

Andargachew Tsige, a political activist in exile, appears to have been arrested in transit in Yemen on 24 June and forcibly returned to Ethiopia. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment....

June 30, 2014

Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, continues to face charges of ‘indecent dress’ for refusing to wear a headscarf.

June 27, 2014

No further attacks have been reported in Mamelodi, Pretoria since 12 June. However hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers remain displaced and concern remains for their welfare.