Tag: Human Rights Watch

English-speaking Cameroon: 22 villagers including children, women killed – UN  

February 17, 2020

At least twenty two people, including 14 children and women were killed Friday in the village of Ntumbo, populated by the English-speaking minority in northwest ... Read More

Cameroon: Over a hundred abductions by armed separatists before elections (HRW)

February 12, 2020

At least a hundred individuals were abducted by armed separatists in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon before the legislative and municipal elections of Feb.9, revealed ... Read More

Int’l Rights Watchdogs Slam Algeria for Discriminating against Amazigh Minority

May 30, 2017

Human Rights Watch, EuroMed Rights, Amnesty International, and Front Line Defenders have condemned in the strongest terms Algeria’s discrimination against the Amazigh (Berber) minority and ... Read More

Sisi’s Regime Under Fire for Summary Executions in Sinai

April 22, 2017

Several rights groups called on the US government to suspend military aid to the Sisi’s regime in Egypt after a video circulated online showed Egyptian ... Read More

Algeria Slammed for State Racism against Sub-Saharans

December 20, 2016

Amnesty International urged Algeria to adopt a law on asylum and fight against the prevailing racism against Sub-Saharans, after several Algerian officials uttered racist statements ... Read More

Outrage, Condemnation after Death of Journalist on Hunger Strike in Algeria

December 13, 2016

British-Algerian journalist Mohamed Tamalt passed away in coma following a hunger strike that he started in July 2006 after being jailed for sharing a poem ... Read More

HRW Urges Algeria to Halt Summary Deportations of Sub-Saharans

December 11, 2016

International rights watchdog, Human Rights Watch, called on Algeria to honor its commitments under the 1951 Geneva convention and to bring to a halt all ... Read More

Human Rights Watch Lauds Morocco’s New Law on Domestic Workers

August 3, 2016

Human Rights Watch, welcomed Morocco’s new law regulating work for domestic workers saying that such a legislation is “ground breaking” in as far as it ... Read More

HRW Urges UN S-G to Intervene for Release of Women Detained by Polisario

March 5, 2016

Human Rights Watch has urged the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who is currently touring the Maghreb region to intervene in favor of Sahrawi women ... Read More

UK-Egypt: London’s invitation to Sissi meets strong opposition

October 28, 2015

Lawmakers in the British opposition, scholars, journalists and activists have voiced their dismay at Downing Street’s invite to Egyptian President al-Sissi who is expected in ... Read More