Tag: Human Rights Watch

Ethiopian govt and opposition start talks on amending anti-terrorism law

Watchdog groups say the 2009 law’s broad definitions have been used indiscriminately against anyone who opposes government policy.

Kenyan doctors’ strike enters third month

Kenya’s poorest and frailest are most affected by the public sector doctors’ strike, which is entering its third month.

Congo opposition calls for new sanctions on leaders for protest deaths

At least 37 protesters and six police officers died this week in the violence, according to Human Rights Watch. The government, which has blamed the opposition for the unrest and vowed to punish the ringleaders, put the death toll at 32, including four officers.