Detention (imprisonment)

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 3rd, 2014
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HRCE Eritrean Refugee dies in Negad detention cerntre in Djibouti Thomas Haddish, a 21 -year-old Eritrean, died yesterday evening in Djibouti Negad Detention Centre. Having fled from Eritrea three years ago, fearing serious persecution, he sought asylum in Djibouti. From the moment of his arrival in ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 2nd, 2013
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By Addis Fortune Gebreselassie Hailemariam, a.k.a Aleqa Gebreselassie – owner of the COMET Building in the Hayahulet Mazoria area in Bole District, and father of Yemane Gebreselassie, who owns the new Capital Hotel & Spa on Haile Gebreselassie Avenue- was arrested three weeks ago, in connection w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 9th, 2012
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Cairo – Women detainees and rights groups have accused Egyptian troops and prison authorities of sexual assault in the latest crackdown on demonstrations. More than a dozen women were detained among some 300 protesters following a demonstration outside the Defence Ministry in Cairo last week. R...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 31st, 2011
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Tripoli – People suspected of having fought for Muammar Gaddafi, in particular black Libyans and sub-Saharan Africans, were at high risk of abuse by anti-Kadhafi forces, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. In recent visits to detention centres in Zawiyah and Tripoli, the group was told that ...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 29th, 2011
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Tripoli – Dozens of charred bodies were discovered in a warehouse outside Tripoli as tens of thousands of prisoners of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime are missing a week after the Libyan capital fell to rebels. Gaddafi’s troops used the warehouse in Salahaddin, south of Tripoli, to detain ...
By benim
In News
Aug 11th, 2011
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Johannesburg – One of South Africa’s most wanted criminals appears to have made one of the most mundane of escapes when he slipped from police custody by walking out of a Pretoria court door along with the public. Bongani Moyo, who is linked to more than 35 bank robberies, was due for a h...
By benim
In Guinea
Jun 17th, 2011
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CANBERRA, Australia – Police have increased security around Papua New Guinea’s acting prime minister for fear of a traditional revenge attack after his 21-year-old son was accused of murdering a woman at the family home, an official said Friday. A cordon was thrown around Acting Prime Minister ...
By benim
In Egypt
May 18th, 2011
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The rumpus over a newspaper report that Egypt’s ruling military could pardon Hosni Mubarak highlights the minefield which the fate of the ousted president poses for the government. The military denied it was considering a pardon for the ousted strongman, a former air force commander, a day afte...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
May 4th, 2011
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Maiduguri – Police say members of a radical Muslim sect shot and killed three prison guards, a police officer and a woman in recent attacks in Nigeria’s troubled northeast. Borno state Assistant Police Commissioner Usman Baba said on Wednesday that the attacks took place over two days in ...
By benim
In Burkina Faso
Feb 25th, 2011
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Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso’s government and a witness say four people have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators in the center of the landlocked west African nation. A government statement issued on Thursday said demonstrations started on Tuesday in the city of Koudougou...