Cameroon: Soldiers Get 10 Years for Murder of Civilians

Click to expand Image A screenshot of the video showing soldiers taking a woman and a child to the place where they would be later killed in Zelevet, Far North region, Cameroon, 2015. © 2018 BBC Africa Eye  (Nairobi) – On September 21, a military court in Cameroon sentenced 4 soldiers to 10 years in […]

Unprecedented Glimpse of Crisis in North Korea

Click to expand Image North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a plenary meeting of the Workers’ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, August 19, 2020.  © 2020 Korea News Service via AP On August 20, Kim Jong Un offered a rare public acknowledgement of several crises North Korea is currently facing. Citing “severe internal and […]

Egypt: Serious Abuses, War Crimes in North Sinai

May 28, 2019 Video Egypt: War Crimes in North Sinai  Human Rights Watch’s two-year investigation documented crimes including mass arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, torture, extrajudicial killings, and possibly unlawful air and ground attacks against civilians. (Beirut) – Egyptian military and police forces in the Sinai Peninsula are committing serious and widespread abuses against civilians, Human […]

China: Protect 7 North Koreans Fleeing Oppression

Expand Pedestrians walk by a statue of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong outside the railway station in the Chinese city of Dandong bordering North Korea in northeastern China’s Liaoning province on Saturday, February 23, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Dake Kang (New York) – China should not forcibly deport seven detained North Koreans who face a grave […]

UN: Shine Spotlight on Brutality in Cameroon

Expand This house in Kikaikelaki village, North-West region, Cameroon, was burned by soldiers on April 30, 2019. © 2019 Private (New York) – The United Nations Security Council’s decision to hold an informal meeting on Cameroon on May 13, 2019 gives momentum to international efforts to address the human rights crisis in the country’s Anglophone […]