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In its second report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture, Kenya defended its human rights record and said legal protections against torture have improved the situation since the adoption of the new constitution in 2010, Kenya's Capital FM
Foreign Ministers African Union Member States Re: 50thAnniversary and Advancing Justice for Grave Crimes To Foreign Ministers of African Union member states: We, the undersigned African civil society organisations and international organisations with
Rating In Summary Government representatives will appear before a UN committee on Thursday to give a progress report on what has been done in the last four years to end torture. A draft Prevention of Torture Bill was drafted by the government in
The committee commended Rwanda for the advancement as far as the periodic review is concerned. The report described the country's implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Switzerland Kenya will this week appear before the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) in Geneva for a review of measures it has adopted in the last four years to prevent and punish acts of torture. A government delegation will be questioned on Kenya'
The United Nations human rights chief today welcomed the birth of a new mechanism which will empower individuals to seek out justice when their rights to food, adequate housing, education or health are violated. The new measure, which came into force
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights has adopted a model law to inspire and guide African legislators to enact access to information legislation, to usher in an era of greater openness. The African Commission officially launched the '
Friday, the organization's Council of Ministers is having a two-day meeting in Kigali to deliberate and make decisions on the policy direction to be taken in the fight against Smalls arms and illicit trafficking of light weapons...From September 1994
Dr. Francis K Sang has said that Rwanda has done a great job in controlling the distribution of fire arms despite the fact that other sub- region have failed to honor their obligations.
Lincoln is absorbing, wrenching and whip-smart as it follows the quest of the 16th American president instilling the 13th Amendment to end slavery, amid a bloody internal strife that threatened to cripple the nation forever. Daniel Day-Lewis won an