Tag: rape

Eritrean troops accused of ‘war crimes’ in Tigray after peace deal — Amnesty’s report

September 6, 2023

Eritrean soldiers, allied with Ethiopia’s government, committed war crimes and possible crimes against humanity despite the signing of an agreement to end hostilities, when they ... Read More

U.S takes stock of political situation in Senegal in phone conversation

June 9, 2023

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has held a phone conversation with Senegal’s leader Macky Sall to discuss the political situation in the West African ... Read More

Experts dismiss as “absurd” WHO’s excusal of staff sex misconduct in Congo

February 28, 2023

The restricted approach by the World Health Organization (WHO) in dealing with the misconduct of its staffers during an Ebola outbreak in Congo has been ... Read More

UN experts call for war crimes probe into Wagner group, gov’t forces in Mali

February 2, 2023

UN experts on Tuesday (31 January) called for an independent investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Russian private military contractor ... Read More

Lawmaker close to ruling regime in Benin under investigation

November 2, 2022

Benin’s Central Office of Protection of Minors has launched an investigation against Nougbognon Hyppolite Hazounme, a lawmaker of Union Progressite Le Renouveau; a party ally ... Read More

Eritrea slammed for meddling in Ethiopia’s internal affairs, thus escalating Tigray conflict

September 21, 2022

Eritrean troops have been accused of launching a "full-scale offensive" supported by Ethiopian forces, raising international concerns that the reignited war in Ethiopia's Tigray region ... Read More

Suicide of Raped Teenager Leads to Major Breakthrough in Moroccan Penal Code

January 25, 2014

Almost two years after the suicide in March 2012 of a Moroccan teenager who had been forced to marry her rapist, Moroccan MPs unanimously passed ... Read More

History Repeats Itself, India no Exception

January 15, 2013

The case of the 23 year old medical student raped and battered by six men in December 2012 is still making the headlines and setting ... Read More