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If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.
The Gambian President is currently reviewing an amendment to the Criminal Code which will further discriminate against Gambians merely on the basis of their real or perceived sexual orientation....
Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, deputy leader of Sudan’s National Umma Party (NUP), was arrested on 11 August at Khartoum Airport. She is currently detained without charge in an unknown location.
Seven bloggers from the Zone 9 collective and three independent journalists are on trial charged with terrorism offenses and ‘Outrages against the Constitution’ in Ethiopia.