Tag: Human Rights Watch

Tunisian political party calls on State to reintroduce visa requirement to Sub-Saharan migrants

July 7, 2023

Centre-right political party Afek Tounes, called on Tunisian authorities to re-impose visa requirements to Sub-Saharan migrants as part of measures to stem arrival of flows ... Read More

Sudan: protester killed as tens of thousands rally against military junta on coup anniversary

October 27, 2022

One protester was reportedly killed during demonstrations that were held in cities across Sudan Tuesday (25 October) to mark one year of military rule after ... Read More

Curfew declared in Chadian towns after least 60 people killed in protests

October 21, 2022

A nighttime curfew has been declared in four Chadian cities after the military violently repressed banned protests took place on Thursday (20 October), killing at ... Read More

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