Politics - Human rights
  • UN Human Rights Chief visits Ethiopia, AU Commission
    21 april 2018 11:40:58
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Sunday begins his second official visit to Ethiopia, at the invitation of the Government, his office announced Saturday from Geneva, Switzerland. Full text...

  • AUC Chairperson calls for full respect of human rights in Africa
    21 october 2017 15:50:49
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Although African countries have cast off the shackles of colonial and racist oppression, they need to do more to ensure the full respect of the rights of their people, African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat stated on Africa Human Rights Day. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: UN expert on fact-finding mission to CAR
    02 february 2015 13:56:13
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The UN independent expert for human rights, Ivorian Marie-Therese Kéita Bocoum, will embark on a fact-finding mission to the Central African Republic (CAR) from 4 to 14 February, PANA reported here Monday, quoting a communiqué by the UN high commission for human rights. Full text...

  • Togo opposition group members arrested
    24 january 2013 15:26:58
    Lome, Togo (PANA) - Two members of Togo's umbrella opposition group 'Sauvons le Togo’ (Let’s Save Togo) have been arrested over their alleged involvement in the fire that gutted Lome and Kara markets recently, the group said in a statement made available to PANA here Thursday. Full text...

  • AU Summit: Assembly awaits Senegal's report on Hissene Habre's trial
    29 january 2011 11:32:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government will, here Sunday, listen to what Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade intends to do about the long-awaited trial of exiled ex-president Hissene Habre of Chad, the Director of the Office of Legal Counsel at the AU Commission, Ben Kioko, said here Saturday. Full text...

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