Every year, millions of Americans travel to see loved ones. Under the Trump Administration’s travel ban, many Muslim Americans are grounded. The legal fight continues.
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The leading Spanish newspaper El Pais has reported that a long-running police investigation has exposed a series of corrupt arms deals carried out between Equatorial Guinea and Ukraine.
Winning a court ruling alone was not enough to ensure that schoolchildren in the impoverished Eastern Cape province of South Africa have decent desks and chairs.
A legal aid scheme that targets Nigeria’s excessive use of pretrial detention is primed to expand across the country.
The vice-president of Equatorial Guinea faces charges of investing funds in France misappropriated from the national treasury in a precedent-setting trial in France.
In many parts of Africa, people with albinism face discrimination and violence just because they look different. But these advocates are fighting to assert their rights.
Efforts to ensure that Kenya’s Nubian community can secure proof of citizenship are being pursued both on the ground, and through Africa’s human rights system.
Bolstering authoritarian regimes risks further human rights violations and populations more determined to escape.
Archaic colonial era laws originally imposed to control local populations still endure in Africa, allowing police to harass and arrest people who have done nothing wrong.
Once in the system, people with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities can remain trapped forever. Now, a coalition of advocates is altering the landscape.
The murder of Eudy Simelane, the South African national football star, illustrates the contradictions that define life for LGBTI people in Africa.