Jan 11th, 2013
If “official lawlessness is denied and goes unpunished”, Nigeria will not gain the stability it so badly needs. Crimes of Boko Haram can never be a justification for a country’s “security forces to kill people with impunity” [AFP] It has been another bloody Christmas and...
Oct 11th, 2012
By Ismail Salami, Press TV In June 2008, Canada officially apologized for forcing 150,000 aboriginal children into ghastly residential schools where they were abused sexually, psychologically and physically. Residential schools were set up with the assumption that aboriginal culture failed to adapt t...
In East Africa
Feb 14th, 2012
A Uganda cabinet minister has raided a workshop for gay activists and tried to arrest the organiser, a Ugandan paper and UK-based rights group have said. Minister for Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo said the gathering was “illegal” and ordered delegates out of the hotel near the capital...