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‘Barbaric Violence’ in DR Congo

“Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts…

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: REPRESSION PERSISTS AS ELECTION DEADLINE NEARS

President Kabila Should Ensure Credible Vote, Abide by Constitution  KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 29, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-…

STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON INTERCOMMUNAL CLASHES AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN MOPTI REGION, MALI

The Secretary-General is concerned about reports of human rights violations committed against the population by government forces  NEW YORK, United…

Intra-party violence in Zimbabwe

“The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has recorded a surprise high number of intra-party political violence cases within the troubled main…

VIOLENCE AT THE JUNE 2 OPPOSITION MARCH IN BAMAKO, MALI

Attacking unarmed marchers engaged in peaceful dialogue is an affront to core democratic values  WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America,…

HUMAN RIGHTS: BREACHES IN IRAN, SAUDI ARABIA AND SUDAN

MEPs urge Sudan to commute the death sentence of Noura Hussein Hammad, who was sentenced to death for killing her…

HEALTHCARE UNDER ATTACK IN LIBYA

Between 1 May 2017 and 1 May 2018, the UN has recorded 36 attacks on medical facilities, personnel or patients,…

UN deploys more troops to South Sudan

“The United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is sending 150 peacekeepers to Unity state to protect civilians who are…

UNITED STATES EMBASSY CONDUCTS WORKSHOP ON COUNTERING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

The event was organized with collaboration from the U.S. Department of State’s Regional Security Office, the United States Agency for…

TENSION GRIPS BURUNDI AFTER DEADLY ATTACK AND AS REFERENDUM APPROACHES – ZEID

Ten women and 11 children were among the victims of the attack by unidentified armed men on the village of…

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