• Zimbabwe must release filmmaker Zenzele Ndebele

    By Committee to Protect Journalists New York, March 21–State security today arrested documentary filmmaker Zenzele Ndebele and charged him with “possession of offensive weapons at public gatherings,” under Section 43 of Zimbabwe’s Criminal Law Code, according ...

  • Ghanaian police beat, arrest journalist Malik Sullemana

    Dakar, Senegal, March 21, 2019 — Authorities in Ghana should hold to account the police officers responsible for beating journalist Malik Sullemana, ensure a thorough investigation into their actions, and protect the safety of the press ...

  • AHRC Recognizes International World Water Day:

    By American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the United Nations and fellow human rights organizations in recognizing International World Water Day today, March 22, 2019. World Water Day is a ...

  • AHRC commends law enforcement agencies, calls on Muslim centers to be vigilant:

    By American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) commends all law enforcement agencies and police departments in Michigan for their swift action providing safety and security assistance to Muslim places of worship ...

  • Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

    Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater supply. The parties should agree on how fast to fill the dam’s ...


Politics

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has rejected the tribunal judgement declaring Senator Ademola Adeleke as the authentic winner of the Osun state governorship election. The Osun state chapter of the party in a statement by its Director of ...
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Opinions

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC’s) refusal to issue a Certificate of Return to the declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial District election, Governor Rochas Okorocha, has no place in our law, political history or judicial precedent. ...
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Nigerian news

The World Bishops Council (WBC) Africa has praised the judiciary in Nigeria for its courage in adjudicating with the fear of God the Osun State Governorship case handled by an election petition tribunal. In a statement issued today ...
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Nigerian news

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has called out President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu and the military chief for their central roles ...
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Politics

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared Ademola Adeleke of the PDP as the winner of the controversial state election. The tribunal also declared the September 27 rerun election in the state illegal. The three-man panel of ...
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Nigerian news

By Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (Huriwa) A call has gone to Federal Government; the National Assembly and Stakeholders in the organized civil society community to ensure that the groundswell of professional indiscipline in the police force ...
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Sports

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will checkmate all plots to rig or mar the forthcoming supplementary polls. In a statement by its spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday, the PDP said Nigerians will deal with ...
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Politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced decision to halt the rerun for the Niger state House Assembly elections in Agaie constituency. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Prof. Sam Egwu, yesterday, issued a press ...
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Nigerian news

LAGOS, Friday, March 22, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his Administration’s unwillingness ...
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