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Amnesty International Attempting To “Blackmail” Nigerian Army

AFRICANGLOBE - "Amnesty International is advised to stop playing the role of an irritant coming up loudly only when the terrorists are losing and remaining silent or complacent whenever the terrorists intensify their atrocities,”

Satellite Images Show Horrific Scale Of Terrorist Attack On Nigerian Town

AFRICANGLOBE - Satellite images released by Amnesty International today provide indisputable and shocking evidence of the scale of last week's attack on the towns of Baga and Doron Baga by Boko Haram savages.

Deadliest Massacre In Nigerian History: Over 2000 Slaughtered By Muslim Savages

AFRICANGLOBE - As many as 2,000 people have been killed in Muslim death cult Boko Haram's deadliest massacre yet in Nigeria. District head Baba Abba Hassan said most victims were children, women and elderly people who could not run fast enough when the savages drove into the town of Baga, firing rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles on town residents.

Gambia Arrests Collaborators After Western-Backed Coup Attempt

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambian analysts and local media said a number of the attackers were U.S. residents or dual nationals. The U.S. government has denied any involvement.

Ferguson Crackdown Violated US And International Law – Amnesty international

AFRICANGLOBE - The crackdown on peaceful protesters by police in Ferguson, Missouri violated numerous US and international laws, according to a report published Friday by Amnesty International.

Shell Not Cleaning Oil Pollution In Nigeria – Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Little action has been taken to clean up pollution caused by oil production in Nigeria's Niger Delta region, either by the government or Shell Oil.

New Evidence of Scorched Earth Tactics Against Civilians in Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - New satellite imagery and eyewitness testimonies from rebel-held areas in Sudan's Blue Nile State show that Sudanese military forces have resorted to brutal scorched earth tactics to drive out the civilian population, Amnesty International said in a report published today.

Eritrea’s 20th Independence – Haunted By Perceptions or Reality?

AFRICANGLOBE - Eritrea celebrated its 20th anniversary of independence on Friday with state-run media describing festivities across the country. But Amnesty International has decried the alleged human rights abuses committed by the one-party government run by President Isaias Afewerki, asserting that some 10,000 political prisoners are being held in jails.

Govt Forces Need to Stop Attacking Civilians in Darfur – Amnesty...

AFRICANGLOBE - Elements of government forces, along with armed Arab militias, are carrying out multiple large-scale attacks against African civilians in North Darfur in what represents the worst instance of violence in recent years, Amnesty International says in a briefing today.

Shell Case Shows Failure of Nigerian Judiciary

AFRICANGLOBE - The decision by The Hague over Shell's liability for polluting in the Niger Delta shows that justice is possible - but it is extremely hard to achieve if you are taking on a massive multinational, says Amnesty International's Africa programme director Audrey Gaughran.

Amnesty International Report Condemns Shocking Conditions in California Prisons

The state of California must make substantial changes to their prison isolation units and halt the inhuman suffering of thousands of prisoners, Amnesty International...

Woman Allegedly Raped by Police Faces Prosecution for “Indecency”

The Tunisian authorities must drop indecency charges against a woman who was summoned to court on Wednesday after she had complained that police officers...

Arabs Committing Horrific Abuses Against Civilians in Mali

As conflict continues in Mali, Amnesty International has unearthed evidence that civilians are on the receiving end of horrific abuses that include amputations, sexual...

Security Forces Continue to Shoot Protesters in Sudan

Sudanese security forces must stop shooting protesters with live ammunition, Amnesty International said after confirming that at least eight demonstrators killed on Tuesday had...

Weapons From China, Ukraine and Sudan Fueling Conflict in South Sudan

Amnesty International on Thursday accused China, Sudan and Ukraine of allegedly supplying military weapons to both South Sudanese Armed Forces (SPLA) and opposition groups,...

Mali Facing Worst Human Rights Situation in 50 Years

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by fighting in northern Mali and dozens have been subjected to arbitrary detention, extra-judicial executions or...