Tag: human rights abuses

DRC: massive expansion in cobalt, copper mining leads to human rights abuses — AI report

September 14, 2023

The expansion of industrial-scale mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that extract cobalt and copper to be used in rechargeable batteries has ... Read More

Africa should do more to monitor, respond to human rights abuses — rights group

January 15, 2023

African nations need to do more to address the widespread displacement, killings and other abuses that have come about from the continent’s many conflicts, according ... Read More

UNHRC: Algiers accountable for repression, torture & abduction in Tindouf Camps

March 2, 2021

The systematic human rights violations committed against the Sahrawi population in the Tindouf camps, southern in Algeria, have been exposed at the 46th session of ... Read More

Algeria: European Parliament denounces human rights abuses, calls for the emergence of civilian-ruled Algeria

November 26, 2020

The European Parliament adopted this Thursday by an overwhelming majority an emergency resolution whereby it denounces the violations of human rights in Algeria and the ... Read More

European Parliament examines human rights abuses in Algeria

November 26, 2020

After several human rights watchdogs denounced the recurrent violations of human rights and harassment of activists and journalists in Algeria, the European Parliament is set ... Read More

Morocco: Additional Victims of Human Rights Abuses between 1956 and 1999 to Receive Compensations

August 4, 2019

Morocco’s National Council of Human Rights (CNDH) has decided to grant compensations to dozens of people, including civilian victims abducted by the Polisario. According to ... Read More

Militants Call for International Investigation on Human Rights Violations in Tindouf

April 17, 2019

Several civil society representatives called, on Monday in Rabat, for the opening of an immediate international investigation on the human rights violations committed by the ... Read More

AI Lambasts Algeria for “Hostility” to Refugees & Migrants

February 23, 2018

Amnesty International has rebuked Algeria over its deplorable human rights record smeared by continuing discrimination against refugees and migrants. In its annual report, the international ... Read More

International: Lawmakers seek to polish London’s reputation as safe haven for dictators’ money

December 6, 2016

British lawmakers are mulling over provisions of Criminal Finances Bill 2016 to freeze assets of world human rights abusers and dictators who hide their money ... Read More