The organisations, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, contend that French police use racial profiling in ID checks, targeting Blacks and those of Arab descent.
Bobi Wine has been under house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he returned from voting on January 14.
Days before he takes office, rights organisations highlight US human rights transgressions and international law violations at the military detention centre.
How the killings of three Kashmiri youths, who were first killed by the Indian security forces and then declared militants, were tied to the dark reality of 'fake encounters' in Kashmir.
Bangladesh reports just under 1,000 Rohingya refugees are in the latest group heading to Bhashan Char, despite opposition from rights activists.
Cairo says it has closed an investigation into the 2016 murder of the Italian student, but Rome is set to prosecute five Egyptian security officials in absentia.
Social media platforms have allowed state censorship over their users, says the leading human rights group in its latest research, accusing tech behemoths of colluding with repressive regimes.
French government wants to shut down the largest NGO documenting racist and hate attacks against Muslims in France. Amnesty says the draft law that would allow the crackdown threatens the right to freedom of association.
At least two of the rockets hit the Asmara airport, three diplomats said, hours after the Tigray regional government warned it might attack.
While the right to express views that may be perceived as offending religious beliefs is strenuously defended, Muslims’ freedoms of expression and religion usually receive scant attention in France, says Amnesty International.
Hanan al Barassi, a lawyer and outspoken critic of abuses in areas held by warlord Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia, was assassinated in public, rights groups say.
The unrest is the worst street violence since Nigeria's return to civilian rule in 1999 and the most serious political crisis confronting President Muhammadu Buhari, a former head of a military regime who came to power at the ballot box in 2015.
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