Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Bashir Seeks Support Abroad as Protests Heat Up

NAIROBI — As protests against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir continue, the embattled leader has made visits to Qatar and Egypt in what analysts say is an effort to get diplomatic support to bolster his...
'19Jan
28

Migrants are being paid thousands of dollars to return home

KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of anxiety washed over Mohammad Farooq Niazi as the plane touched down in his homeland."I missed my country," he said, recalling his mindset on the day he returned to Afghanistan after...
'19Jan
28

Zimbabwe crackdown could last months, activists fear

Activists and lawyers in Zimbabwe fear that the brutal crackdown by security forces will continue “for the foreseeable future” as authorities seek to crush all possible opposition to the ruling Zanu-PF party....
'19Jan
28

France's Macron in Egypt Amid Defense, Rights Concerns

In-Depth Coverage By Lisa Bryant January 27, 2019French President Emmanuel Macron left a France roiled by ongoing yellow vest protests for another tumultuous region – the Middle East – and talks with his Egyptian...
'19Jan
27

Hold Zimbabwe security forces to account for brutal crackdown: Amnesty

Dozens of civil society leaders, activists, opposition leaders, and suspected organisers of the national protests against a massive increase in fuel prices had gone into hiding, fearing for their lives, Amnesty...
'19Jan
27

Zimbabwe crackdown could last months, activists fear

Activists and lawyers in Zimbabwe fear that the brutal crackdown by security forces will continue “for the foreseeable future” as authorities seek to crush all possible opposition to the ruling Zanu-PF party....
'19Jan
27

Sudanese security arrests politicians, journalists after calls for large sit-ins

Demonstrators in the streets of Khartoum North on 13 January 2019 -(ST photo) January 26, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese security on Saturday has arrested several politicians and journalists hours after the...
'19Jan
26

France’s Macron Heads to Egypt Amid Defense, Rights Concerns

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron leaves a France roiled by ongoing yellow vest protests for another tumultuous region — the Middle East — and talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on...
'19Jan
26

Zimbabwe’s violent crackdown continues with reports of rapes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe, center, returning to the Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Monday.CreditCreditTsvangirayi Mukwazhi/Associated PressHARARE, Zimbabwe — A violent...
'19Jan
26

Zimbabwe's violent crackdown continues with reports of rapes

"We have received very disturbing reports of a number of cases of women allegedly raped by members of security forces," said Dewa Mavhinga, southern Africa director for Human Rights Watch. He added: "Beatings,...

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