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Sudan: Video Footage Shows Extreme Violence, Abuse

“Human Rights Watch released a video on February 11, 2019, that shows government forces’ extreme violence and shocking abuses against protesters during…

Nearly 70 Killed in Cameroon as Separatists Stop Youth Week Activities

“Renewed fighting has killed 69 people in English-speaking regions of Cameroon, where armed separatists have ordered people to stay inside…

DRAMATIC DROP IN SOUTH SUDAN POLITICAL VIOLENCE SINCE PEACE AGREEMENT SIGNING

Since the signing of a September 2018 deal between the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and his political rival and…

Nine killed in South Sudan’s renewed fighting

“At least nine people were killed in fresh clashes in Amadi State in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria, officials said.” https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/africa/Nine-killed-in-South-Sudan-clashes/4552902-4967792-7g6mdd/index.html…

Malawi: Political Violence Mars Election Run-Up

“Political violence is on the rise in Malawi as the country prepares for May elections.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902010625.html You may also be…

MASS-GRAVES FOUND OF AT LEAST 535 KILLED DURING ‘ORGANIZED AND PLANNED’ INTER-COMMUNAL ATTACKS IN WESTERN DR CONGO

A preliminary UN investigation into a massacre reportedly carried out in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last month, reveals…

‘FORGOTTEN CRISIS’ IN CAMEROON, WITH ATTACKS ON THE RISE, MILLIONS IN NEED OF ‘LIFESAVING ASSISTANCE’

Around 4.3 million Cameroonians, mostly women and children, are now in need of lifesaving assistance, the UN announced on Thursday, presenting…

NEARLY 900 REPORTEDLY KILLED FOLLOWING ‘SHOCKING’ INTERCOMMUNAL ATTACKS IN DR CONGO

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday that at least 890 villagers were reportedly killed in the western…

ZIMBABWE: CRACKDOWN ESCALATES ON PROTESTS OVER MASSIVE FUEL PRICE HIKES, HUNDREDS ARRESTED

Eight people reportedly killed Authorities shut down internet 200 people arbitrarily detained      HARARE, Zimbabwe, 16 January 2019-/African Media…

FROM THE FIELD: ‘HOPE’ ON THE HORIZON AS UN PEACEKEEPERS PUSH DEEP INTO MALI

UN peacekeepers in Mali have given what villagers in a remote part of the West African country have called a…

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