Daily Archives: September 18, 2019

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over Human Rights Violations

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon’s law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats and continue to protest what they say are widespread unbearable rights violations that include torture, illegal and prolonged detention of …

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea, Years After Disappearances

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the government and called for democratic reforms. He was one of the lucky journalists. More than two dozen others were arrested …

Nigeria: Xenophobia – South Africa grants landing permit to Air Peace – Mission

ABUJA, South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed.

Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul-General in Johannesburg, made …