Liberty Map

globeThe ALC Liberty Map documents reported human rights violations to keep the public informed about the state of human rights in Africa. You can report human rights violations here or tweet us information @ReportRights if you hear of any human rights violations that need to be made public. Click on the markers to find out more about the reported human rights violations.

REPORTED VIOLATIONS: 4

Unresolved or ongoing | Unresolved but reporting is available Resolved and action has been taken

REPORTED HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Date of violation:Location:Nature of the Human Rights Violation(s):Applicable article(s) of the African Charter:Status:
5 October 2014Khartoum, SudanAbuse, unlawful detention and arrest of 70 female students from the Zahra dormitory complex.5 (dignity) and 6 (liberty and security of the person).Unresolved.
14 April 2014Chibok, NigeriaKidnapping of 230 school girls from the Chibok High School.5 (dignity) and 6 (liberty and security of the person).Unresolved.
15 November 2013 to 15 February 2014Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of CongoSummary and extra-judicial executions and enforced disappearances of 41 civilians in Operation "Likofi".4 (life), 5 (dignity) and 6 (liberty and security of the person).Unresolved. UN Report released.
16 August 2012Marikana, South AfricaShooting dead of 34 mine workers by members of the South African Police Service.4 (life).Unresolved. Commission of Inquiry pending.

COUNTRIES IN WHICH HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS HAVE BEEN REPORTED

Country:Number of Human Rights Violations reported:
Sudan1
Nigeria1
South Africa1
Democratic Republic of Congo1