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Human Rights in Djibouti

Human Rights Concerns

Jean-Paul Noel Abdi, the president of the Djiboutian League of Human Rights (la Ligue djiboutienne des droits humains, LDDH), had been arrested after he investigated and reported on arrests following recent student protests in the Republic of Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa. He was granted provisional liberty on February 21, 2011 on health grounds. He remains charged with participation in an insurrectional movement.

 

Djibouti Human Rights Updates
Press Release
On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his last year in office to bring U.S. laws and policies in line with international human rig...
Report

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rig...