Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Cargill, Somali-American Workers Reach $1.5M Settlement Over Discrimination, Terminations

A group of 138 Somali-American workers has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Cargill Meat Solutions over allegations they were wrongful terminated from the...

Israeli demolition of Khan al-Ahmar a ‘breach of international humanitarian law’ – EU says

The demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its residents would constitute a grave breach of international humanitarian law,” the text of...

Somalia herders accuse KDF soldiers of ambush, torture

Eight Somali herders have accused Operation Linda Boni soldiers of attacking them on Monday and torturing them. They are recovering at Masalani Hospital in Ijara,...

They kill people, hide bodies in Burundi, UN investigators say

Serious rights violations are continuing in Burundi, including summary executions and hate speech at the highest level of government, UN-appointed investigators said on Wednesday. In...

Domestic abuse adds to Yemeni refugee women’s woes in Djibouti

NGOs and refugees say women can face economic and physical abuse, but fear speaking out due to stigma. Markazi Refugee Camp, Djibouti - Hafsa* says she...

Troubling trend sees evictions in Somalia double

Over 204,000 people were forcibly removed from their homes this year, nearly double the same period last year, with many people made homeless multiple...

Where Immigrants Go, Economic Growth Follows

Wharton's Exequiel Hernandez discusses his new policy brief about the economic impact of immigration. In America’s heated debate over immigration, there’s plenty of divisive rhetoric...

Iraq: Chilling Accounts of Torture, Deaths

Investigate Abuse During Interrogations in Mosul Two former detainees and the father of a man who died in detention have provided details of ill-treatment, torture,...

Ethiopia: Probe Years of Abuse in Somali Region

Redress and Accountability Needed for Crimes The government of Ethiopia should commit to an in-depth, independent fact-finding mission into many years of rights abuses and...
Palestine Guterres

Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

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Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

Interview with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General Forty-nine of Africa’s 55 countries have signed the framework for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to...

Goal 50: Salah Named As World’s Third Best Player

The Egyptian has made the Goal 50 (#Goal50) podium for the first time, after a year in which he broke the record for goals...

Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...