Conviction of author Tsitsi Dangarembga and Barnes for protesting economic hardship a travesty of justice

Responding to news that Zimbabwean author and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga and fellow protester Julie Barnes were each convicted for “inciting violence”, handed a six-month suspended sentence...

Authorities must release opposition MPs unjustly held for 100 days

The continued arbitrary detention of opposition leader and Member of Parliament Job Sikhala and MP Godfrey...

Zimbabwe: Authorities launch crackdown against students protesting high fees 

Authorities must drop sinister charges against University of Zimbabwe students who have been peacefully protesting high...

Zimbabwe: Allow legal representatives access to opposition politicians while in detention

Amnesty International Zimbabwe has been following closely the case of Job Sikhala, chairman of Citizens...

South Africa: Migrants living ‘in constant fear’ after deadly attacks

The South African authorities must do more to protect migrants in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, who have repeatedly...

Zimbabwe: Police attack on opposition supporter raises alarm about partisan policing and torture

“This brutal and vicious assault against Godfrey Karembera is meant to intimidate political opposition supporters in...

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Amnesty International Blames ‘Government Rhetoric’ For Kwekwe Attack

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Governments must urgently ramp up Covid-19 vaccination efforts to avoid third wave catastrophe

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Zimbabwe: Pregnant women and girls face barriers accessing public health facilities and risk life changing injuries

Pregnant women and girls are at risk of  life changing childbirth-related injuries, including obstetric fistula, as...

Mozambique: Rescue attempts jeopardized by racial discrimination following Palma attack – new survivors’ testimony

Survivors of an attack by the armed group known locally as 'Al-Shabaab’ in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado...

East and Southern Africa: Media freedoms curtailed as COVID-19 regional crises expose urgent need for access to information

Journalists and media houses across East and Southern Africa came under increasing attack in the past...

Zimbabwe: Statelessness crisis traps hundreds of thousands in limbo

Hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the misery of statelessness in Zimbabwe have been forced...

​​​Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19

Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19 ...

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