Category: Africa

Ethiopians protest ISIS killing of citizens

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians marched through the capital Wednesday in a government-organised rally condemning the murder of a group of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic State militants in Libya. The official rally appeared to be…

HRW raises alarm over sexual slavery in CAR

The Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international rights group is urging the UN peacekeepers to urgently intervene to free the nomadic women and children hostages being held by Christian anti-Balaka fighters in Central African Republic…

When World’s Silence Reaches Lowest Ebb

By Moshood Hakeem On the 24th of June, 2012, President Morsi was elected by 51.7 per cent of Egyptian votes, defeating Ahmad Shafik, the erstwhile Prime Minister. On 30th June, he was sworn-in, thus becoming the…

Amnesty Int.l, others condemn Morsi’s sentence.

Amnesty International has condemned the trial and sentencing of former President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt, describing it as a “sham”, and called for his release. A Cairo court on Tuesday sentenced him and 12 other…