Category Archives: Human Rights

45 Dead in Attack on Nigerian Village, Police Say

At least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, a police official told reporter on Sunday, the latest in a string of incidents underscoring insecurity in parts of the country.…

Escalation of fighting in South Sudan puts thousands of civilians at risk and compromises peace process

A surge in violent clashes in Unity, Jonglei and Central Equatorias is having a devastating impact on thousands of civilians and on humanitarian agencies trying to provide desperately needed assistance to vulnerable people. The United …

SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT ADOPTS RESOLUTION ON EXPROPRIATION OF LAND WITHOUT COMPENSATION

CAPE TOWN, A resolution adopted by the National Assembly, the lower house of the South African Parliament to amend the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation will be referred to the Constitutional Review …

Despite Stigma, Nigerian Parents Demand Justice in Child Sex Cases

Mercy Philip will never forget January 12, 2017.

That’s the day she says her 8-year-old daughter walked up to her and asked if she could wash her panties.

Philip asked her daughter why she needed …

SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMBER OF MINES DETERMINED TO HAVE MINING CHARTER REDRAFTED

CAPE TOWN–The South African Chamber of Mines says it will not withdraw its court case against the Department of Mineral Resources even if a new Minister is appointed to lead the department.

It said here …