Activists who speak out against attempts by President Joseph Kabila to stand for a third term are being subjected to arbitrary arrest and, in some cases, prolonged incommunicado detention, said Amnesty.
With an increase in killings, inflammator public statements by high level officials and provocative attacks on the security forces by armed opposition, the international community is being put to the test.
More civilians have died as a result of coalition airstrikes than from any other cause during the conflict in Yemen. Sa’da has suffered more destruction from coalition airstrikes than any other city in the country.
World leaders are condemning millions of refugees to an unbearable existence and thousands to death by failing to provide essential humanitarian protection, said Amnesty International in a new report, ahead of World Refugee Day on 20 June.