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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 5th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Yemen has extradited a top opposition figure to Ethiopia where in 2009 he was sentenced to death in absentia. Andargachew Tsege, secretary general of Ginbot 7 for justice, freedom and democracy, was abducted from Sana’a Airport on June 23 by Yemeni security officials when...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 3rd, 2014
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Ugandans led by President Yoweri Museveni told a crowd gathered for a rally that personal objection both to homosexuality — which he claimed had “unhealthy repercussions” — as well as to oral sex. Museveni told the crowd: “Oral sex! The mouth is for eating, it’s no...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 18th, 2014
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At UN, 24 Countries Seek Investigation (Geneva, March 17, 2014) – Members of the UN Human Rights Council called on Egypt and Sudan on March 14, 2014, to investigate and prosecute traffickers for kidnapping, torturing, and killing refugees in the Sinai Peninsula, Human Rights Watch said today. The 24 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Nebiyou Alemayehu & Natnael kabtimer (oslo) ) On 6th March 2014 Frontline club Oslo organized an event in collaboration with NEW FRONTIERS entitled “In the Name of Democracy: Land Grabbing and Genocide in Ethiopia” at Filmen Hus Oslo. As it is known Norway is the only Western country that has ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 5th, 2013
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Up to 30,000 Eritreans have been abducted since 2007 and taken to Egypt’s Sinai to suffer torture and ransom demands, new research says, according to BBC News. The study, presented to the European parliament, says Eritrean and Sudanese security officers are colluding with the kidnap gangs. At l...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 31st, 2012
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By Peter Kenworthy, Master of Social Science, Africa Contact In many North African and Arab countries, the demands for democracy and economic redistribution of the so-called “Arab Spring”, have sounded the loudest from the region’s youth. The press has covered the protests in Egypt, Libya...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
May 22nd, 2011
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NATO staged an airstrike near Muammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli late on Saturday, and an opposition website said Libyan government forces shelled residential areas outside the rebel-held city of Misrata. Libyan officials said the alliance had attacked close to Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
May 22nd, 2011
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EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton arrived Sunday in the rebel-held city of Benghazi in eastern Libya to open a European Union mission hours after NATO bombed the port of Tripoli and Moamer Kadhafi’s compound near the capital. Ashton is due to meet the head of the rebels’ National T...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 9th, 2011
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UNPO alongside the African Rights Monitor (ARM) convened an afternoon seminar to run parallel to the 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, convened in New York on March 1st 2011. The session, facilitated by Ms. Maggie Murphy, Programme Coordinator of UNPO, featured Ms. Huda Yusuf, AR...
By benim
In Analysis
Mar 1st, 2011
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The winds of change that is sweeping through the Middle East and North Africa cannot be stopped by Meles Zenawi and his thugs. As the African saying goes, “No one can stop the rain.” No amount of wind bagging about economic growth, divide and rule tactics, and state terrorism will prevent 80 million ...