Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists
Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, has called on the Eritrean Government to urgently provide information on the whereabouts and state of health of senior government officials and independent journalists arrested on 18 September 2001 and in the following days.

19 Sep 2016

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Gabon under internet blackout as it awaits key poll ruling

LIBREVILLE, Gabon - An internet curfew and social media blackout has sparked outrage and wreaked havoc on businesses in oil-rich Gabon, as citizens keenly await a pivotal ruling challenging President Ali Bongo's contested re-election.

19 Sep 2016