Archive for the ‘Central African Republic’ Category
Par Godfrey Byaruhanga, chercheur sur l’Afrique centrale à Amnesty International, à Ndélé
Le nord de la République centrafricaine est toujours une région dangereuse pour les employés d’organisations humanitaires.
C’est à l’aube qu’un groupe d’hommes lourdement armés sont entrés de force dans le camp d’une organisation humanitaire internationale, où ils ont volé deux voitures.
L’incident, qui s’est produit le [...]
By Godfrey Byaruhanga, Amnesty International’s Central Africa Researcher, in Ndele
Northern Central African Republic (CAR) is still a dangerous place for humanitarian workers.
It was in the early hours that a group of heavily armed men forced their way into the compound of an international humanitarian organization and made off with two cars.
The incident, on 2 [...]
Par Godfrey Byaruhanga, chercheur sur l’Afrique centrale à Amnesty International, à Obo
Le premier d’une série de blogs centrafricains met en évidence la menace constituée par plusieurs groupes armés qui n’ont pas encore été désarmés et démobilisés, ainsi que les souffrances persistantes de leurs victimes.
Un lourd dimanche après-midi, Félicité Mboligassie nous a reçus chez sa mère, [...]
By Godfrey Byaruhanga, Amnesty International’s Central Africa Researcher, in Obo
The first in a series of blogs from the Central African Republic highlights the threats posed by several armed groups that have yet to be disarmed and demobilized, as well as the ongoing suffering of their victims.
On a muggy Sunday afternoon, Félicité Mboligassie met us [...]
Dear President Obama,
We are writing regarding US implementation of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008, and specifically, the failure of your administration to fulfill its pledge to secure concrete progress by the governments of Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), (South) Sudan, and Yemen in ending their use of children as soldiers.
(Washington, DC) – President Barack Obama should move swiftly to implement a strategy released on November 24, 2010, to stop atrocities committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and help affected communities rebuild, a coalition of seven human rights groups said today. The rebel group has carried out one of the world’s longest-running and most brutal insurgencies.
(Brussels) – Judges of Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will begin hearing evidence on Monday, November 22, 2010, in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, a former vice president of Congo, rebel leader, and leader of Congo’s main opposition party.
On Monday, November 22, 2010, in The Hague, judges of Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will begin hearing evidence in the trial against Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, a former vice president of Congo, rebel leader, and leader of Congo’s main opposition party.
(Washington, DC) – Victims of atrocities by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) have sent emotional personal pleas to US President Barack Obama, calling for urgent action to end attacks by the rebel group, Human Rights Watch said today.
Dated July 15, 2010 / Made public November 11, 2010
Dear Mr. President,
In the 1990s, the United States, though hardly perfect, did more than any other country to promote the responsibility to protect people facing mass atrocities. In Bosnia and Kosovo, though tragically not Rwanda, leaders learned that the slaughter of their people risked a forceful response from Washington.