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Neela Ghoshal
Neela Ghoshal is a Human Rights Watch researcher based in Nairobi.

Entries by Neela Ghoshal

Don't Let Homophobic Extremists Hijack Obama's Kenya Visit

(5) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 4:32 AM

How did a small, fringe group of homophobic extremists hijack media coverage of US President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya?

President Obama arrives in Kenya today for a business event - the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. He will also hold discussions with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Given the threat posed to...

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Cameroun: l'amour est passible de trois ans de prison, mais la haine reste impunie

(3) Comments | Posted March 2, 2013 | 8:30 AM

"Ce sera sanglant". Tel est le message qu'a reçu un avocat camerounais en octobre 2012. "Dis à ton complice que nulle part dans ce pays [ses enfants] n'auront la paix".

Ces quatre derniers mois, deux avocats camerounais ont reçu une série de menaces de mort par courriel et par SMS....

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Cameroon: Three Years in Prison for Love... Impunity for Hate

(1) Comments | Posted February 28, 2013 | 10:08 AM

"This will be bloody." So reads a text message received by a Cameroonian lawyer in October 2012. "Tell your accomplice that nowhere in this country will [his children] have peace."

Over the last four months, two Cameroonian lawyers have received a series of death threats by email and...

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Four Years After Kenya's Post-Election Violence, Impunity Reigns

(2) Comments | Posted December 9, 2011 | 12:34 PM

Four years ago, 1,133 Kenyans lost their lives during two months of ethnic and political violence following the December 2007 general elections. Images of chaos and brutality in Kenya's streets - police firing on unarmed protesters; mobs slaughtering their neighbors - shook the world. When it was...

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