Diane Rwigara, a vocal critic of Paul Kagame and Rwanda's authoritarian regime, has been charged with inciting insurrection and forgery after she was barred from challenging Kagame in the presidential election this past August.
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President Assoumani of Comoros' competitive authoritarian regime is considering contesting nationwide elections in 2019.
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan's authoritarian regime has rejected opposition calls for him to resign.
HRF submitted contributions to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s UPR of Eritrea and Vietnam.
Read this article about repression and the upcoming election on July 30 under Zimbabwe's authoritarian regime.
Parliament under Ethiopia's authoritarian regime voted to lift the state of emergency that was imposed three months ago.
HRF criticized the Nigerian regime for failing to improve human rights conditions since the country’s review in 2013.
Ahead of the general election, supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition party – the MDC – made demands for electoral reform.
HRF condemns the threat against Ugandan human rights activist and 2018 Oslo Freedom Forum speaker Jerry Sesanga.
The opposition under Zimbabwe's authoritarian regime marched to demand electoral reforms ahead of the July 30 election.