Archive for the ‘African Union’ Category
(Washington, DC) – Equatorial Guinea’s government has spent lavishly on diplomatic accommodations while neglecting the rights of the country’s poor in the lead-up to hosting the African Union summit, Human Rights Watch and EG Justice said today. The government has also sharply limited public dissent and critical reporting.
(Nairobi) – The African Union (AU) should put pressure on Libya to comply with the African Court’s order to halt attacks on civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The ruling, on March 25, 2011, was the first against a state by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Court).