9 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
07 Aug 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Little Progress as Regional Body Marks 25th Anniversary

(Johannesburg) –The Southern African Development Community (SADC) should use the opportunity of its 25th anniversary to reaffirm its commitment to improve respect for human rights among its member states, Human Rights Watch said today. Heads of state of the SADC’s 15 members will meet on August 19-20, 2017, in Pretoria, South Africa, for their 37th summit.

11 Oct 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Killings Go Unpunished, Put Political Stability at Risk

(Johannesburg, October 11, 2016) – The killing of a prominent opposition leader on October 8, 2016, in Maputo puts ongoing peace talks in Mozambique at risk, Human Rights Watch said today.

24 Aug 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

RENAMO Attacks Deprive Thousands of Health Care

(Johannesburg) – Armed men linked to Mozambique’s main opposition party, the Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO), have raided at least two hospitals and two health clinics over the past month. The attacks on the medical facilities, which involved looting medicine and supplies and destroying medical equipment, threaten access to health care for tens of thousands of people in remote areas of the country.

03 May 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Johannesburg, May 4, 2016) – On April 27, 2016, Deutsche Welle and LUSA news agency reported the discovery of a mass grave in Canda administrative post (near Macossa), Gorongosa district, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala. Local people interviewed by journalists said they discovered the grave after noticing the strong smell of decomposing bodies. They said they had counted between 100 to 120 bodies in a hole once used as an open-pit gold mine.

24 Feb 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Johannesburg) – Mozambique’s government should urgently investigate alleged summary executions, sexual abuse, and ill-treatment by its armed forces in Tete province. At least 6,000 people have fled to Malawi since army operations began in October 2015, to disarm militias linked to Mozambique’s main opposition party, the Mozambique National Resistance, or RENAMO.

23 May 2013 description
report Human Rights Watch

Mining Resettlements Disrupt Food, Water
Government and Mining Companies Should Remedy Problems, Add Protections

05 Jun 2008 description
report Human Rights Watch

Provide Basics of Food, Water, Shelter, and Safety to Displaced

(Johannesburg, June 5, 2008) - The South African government should ensure that 'temporary shelter sites' for homeless and traumatized victims of recent xenophobic violence comply with international standards, Human Rights Watch said today.

28 Mar 2000 description
report Human Rights Watch

By Mary Wareham, Human Rights Watch
Paper prepared for Conference on Mozambique After the Floods

Tuesday, 28 March 2000, Washington DC.