Kenyan lawyer Mbugua Mureithi was released from police custody in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, on 18 September and was immediately deported to Kenya. Human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi continues to be held incommunicado without charge or access to legal representation.
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Syria: Demand an End to Enforced Disappearances
Since protests broke out in Syria in February 2011, thousands of suspected opponents of the government have been arbitrarily arrested and detained; many appear to have been subjected to enforced disappearance.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.