Tunisia Eyes Sweeping Reforms

TUNIS, TUNISIA, 20 JUNE 2018 – Parliament in Tunisia is about to examine a raft of proposed liberal reforms that, if adopted, would decriminalize homosexuality, abolish the death penalty and provide equal inheritance rights for…

More than 16,000 IDPs in Niger

NIAMEY, NIGER, 20 JUNE 2018 – Violent and repeated cross border raids by jihadist insurgents hitting western parts of Niger close to the border with neighboring Mali have forced 16,000 people to flee their homes,…

U.S. Withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 19 JUNE 2018 – The United States is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council describing the Council as “hypocritical and self-serving” and blaming it for what Washington calls its “chronic…

Kenyan Police Officers Killed

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, 18 JUNE 2018 - Eight Kenyan police officers were killed Sunday after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device allegedly planted by Somalia’s al Shabaab militant group. Police spokesperson, Charles Owino, is cited…