President Assoumani of Comoros has won a referendum allowing him to extend his power beyond the end of his present term.
HRF submitted contributions to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s UPR of Eritrea and Vietnam.
HRF condemns the threat against Ugandan human rights activist and 2018 Oslo Freedom Forum speaker Jerry Sesanga.
Ahead of the general election, supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition party – the MDC – made demands for electoral reform.
Read this article about repression and the upcoming election on July 30 under Zimbabwe's authoritarian regime.
The opposition under Zimbabwe's authoritarian regime marched to demand electoral reforms ahead of the July 30 election.
Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for genocide, has ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners.
The son of Angola's former dictator has been charged with fraud relating to a $500 million transaction.
Nigeria's Boko Haram attacked two villages on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri, killing at least 15 people.
The head of Tanzania's main opposition party has been charged with inciting hatred for a speech given during a protest.
Three explosions over four days in or near Somalia’s capital have killed nearly 20 people and left dozens injured.
According to UNICEF, the number of child soldiers in South Sudan has been increasing since the war began in 2013.
Surging violence in the Central African Republic has put unprecedented numbers of people on the run.
UN officials have expressed deep concerns over reports of destruction of settlements for displaced persons in Somalia.
Liberians chose a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman to be elected a head of state in Africa.