Victoria Nuland

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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Bosco Ntaganda, a Rwandan national and general in the Congolese military* indicted for war crimes, a particularly bad actor who’s stirred up violence in a part of the world that has plenty of bad actors and violence, walked into the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, today and asked to be delivered to t...
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In Nigeria
Mar 16th, 2013
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Nnenna Ibeh, Premiumtimesng The controversial pardon granted some ex-convicts by President Goodluck Jonathan has sparked a diplomatic standoff between Nigeria and the United States,  with the Americans threatening to punish Nigeria over Mr. Jonathan’s action. Nigeria has in turn accused the United St...
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In East Africa
Feb 6th, 2013
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Court ruling draws condemnation from Somalia’s union of journalists. MOGADISHU — A Somali judge on Tuesday jailed a woman who said she had been raped by soldiers and a journalist who interviewed her, finding them guilty of making up the story to besmirch the government. The verdict and one-year jail ...
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In East Africa
Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar (Reuters) – A woman who said she was raped by Somali soldiers and a journalist who interviewed her went on trial on Saturday in a case that has sparked international concerns over sexual violence and press freedom in the country. The woman, her husband and journal...
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In East Africa
Sep 16th, 2012
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The United States ordered non-essential staff to leave its embassies in Tunisia and Sudan on Saturday after both diplomatic posts were attacked and Khartoum rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster security at its mission there. “Given the security situation in Tunis and ...
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In Middle East
Aug 20th, 2012
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We don’t hear much anymore the breathless celebrations of Egyptian democracy that followed our abandonment of the creepy but reliable Hosni Mubarak. The “Facebook kids” who enchanted our media with their tech-savvy cool have been forgotten. It’s hard to find anymore the optimism of Senator Joseph Lie...
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In East Africa
Jun 27th, 2012
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The United States on Tuesday condemned a crackdown on anti-government protests in Sudan that have spread throughout the capital, Khartoum. The unrest that began as isolated student protests over planned austerity measures in the Arab-African nation expanded over the past several days into larger and ...
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May 3rd, 2012
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A deal negotiated by US and Chinese officials regarding the fate of human rights activist Chen Guangcheng appeared to be unraveling Wednesday night as friends of the dissident claim he was coerced into leaving the US embassy where he had sought refuge for six days after escaping from house arrest nea...
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In Liberia
Apr 27th, 2012
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The global community is welcoming the decision of an international court to convict former Liberian President Charles Taylor of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone. A special tribunal in The Hague on Thursday found Taylor guilty on all 11 counts against him, inc...
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In East Africa
Apr 23rd, 2012
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Press Statement Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 23, 2012 The United States strongly condemns Sudan’s military incursion into South Sudan yesterday and calls for the immediate cessation of hostilities and the withdrawal of all Sudanese armed mil...