Monday, December 5, 2022

Somaliland: Outreach Across the Horn of Africa’s Sool and Sanaag Regions

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In July, a UN human rights officer embarked on an outreach visit to the Horn of Africa’s Sool and Sanaag regions, a seven-day round-trip...

Ethiopia Ranked as One of the Worst Jailers of Journalists

Ethiopia has been cited as one of the worst jailers of journalists in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). According to...

Real Mo Farah Found Living on Charity in Istanbul Hostel

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c city of Istanbul. While his namesake was knighted for his triumphs on the track in 2017 and enjoys a luxury lifestyle, Mohamed Farah was...

Egypt’s Sisi Holds More Political Prisoners in Prison Than Predecessors

From September 2020 to February 2021 alone, NYT estimated around 4,500 people were in pretrial detention limbo. But the paper reported that the true...

The United States Provides Nearly $1.3 Billion in Surge of Humanitarian and Development Assistance...

Life-Saving Aid Comes as Historic Drought, Fear of Famine Grips the Region Amid Global Food Security Crisis An unprecedented drought in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia—part...

New COVID-19 Strains Source of Fresh Global Concerns

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BA.4 and BA.5 strains contain mutations evolved to target human lung cells, potentially making them more dangerous than other recent coronavirus sub-lineages Concern is growing...

Ethiopia HRC Slams Government, Armed Groups for Grave Rights Violations

The conflicts in Ethiopia have resulted in "brutal and cruel" human rights violations by both security forces and armed groups, the head of the...

Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity In Ethiopia: Where Is The Law? – Analysis

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In June 2018, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali told Parliament that the post-1991 government used torture and killing to terrorise its people. Perpetrated in police...

Somalia President Tests Positive for COVID-19

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Friday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was in self-isolation. Abdikarim Ali Kaar, Mohamud’s spokesperson, said the...

Ethiopia Needs to Incorporate Crimes Against Humanity into National Law

To fulfil its promise to fight impunity, Ethiopia must enact legislation criminalising gross human rights violations. n June 2018, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali told parliament...