A new report details harrowing cases of Afghans who have been returned from Europe only to be killed, injured in bomb attacks, or left to fear being persecuted for their sexual orientation or conversion to Christianity.
By June 2017, more than 500 schools had been closed in regions where armed groups are operating. Some, especially in the central region, were forced to close after members of armed groups threatened staff.
The terrible aftermath of the mudslides, which have left more than 3000 people homeless, grimly illustrates the human cost of the government’s failure to implement housing and land policies, said Amnesty.
Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental distress and stigma with nowhere to turn for help, Amnesty says.
Amnesty calls on Burundi to reverse repressive measures and stop stifling debate on issues critical to the future of the country, and allow independent experts ... to investigate and make recommendations to end the crisis.