Daily Archives: August 9, 2019

Dozens Dead In New Bout of Intercommunal Fighting In Chad

N’DJAMENA – At least 37 people have been killed in fresh fighting this week between rival ethnic groups in Chad, President Idriss Deby said on Friday.

The violence broke out over three days in the …

US, Britain Voice Concern in Case of Imprisoned Tanzanian Journalist

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Britain and the United States are asking Tanzania to uphold the rights of all its citizens after a journalist was arrested on charges his lawyer and rights groups say are …

UN: Malians Need Protection as Country Descends into Chaos

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency is urging countries to provide international protection and asylum to people fleeing the increasingly chaotic conditions in Mali.

The country’s 2015 peace and reconciliation agreement has all but collapsed …

Report: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor, Abuse

For many teens, the last year of high school is a time of excitement filled with studies, athletics and dances. But young Eritreans spend the year at a military camp preparing for mandatory conscription and …

Report: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor, Abuse

For many teens, the last year of high school is a time of excitement filled with studies, athletics and dances. But young Eritreans spend the year at a military camp preparing for mandatory conscription and …