US: Mexican Asylum Seekers Ordered to Wait

Expand Mexican asylum seekers wait to ask for protection at a port of entry on November 22, 2019. © 2019 Human Rights Watch/Ariana Sawyer (El Paso, Texas) – US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have denied entry to the United States to Mexican asylum seekers, exposing thousands, including families and children, to danger in […]

Former Hitmen Implicate Ex-Gambia Dictator

Expand A sreenshot of TRRC lead counsel Essa Faal questioning Staff Sgt. Amadou Badjie at Gambia Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, July 25, 2019  © QTV It’s been a dramatic week for Gambia. As Gambians stayed glued to their radios and TVs, three admitted henchmen of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh implicated him before the country’s Truth, […]

Angola: Abusive Arrest of Activist

Expand Angolan activist Hitler “Samussuku” Tshikonde. @2018 Private (Johannesburg, May 17, 2019) – Angolan authorities should investigate alleged police abuse against a political activist and drop the baseless case against him, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 10, 2019 in Luanda, six plainclothes police officers violently forced Hitler “Samussuku” Tshikonde into an unidentified car. […]