Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Nigerian militancy, disaster risk podcasts, and a mixed week for Yemen: The Cheat Sheet

Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

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One step forward, two steps back in Yemen?

This week Houthi rebels began withdrawing from Hodeidah and two other nearby ports in what …

Sudanese Protesters Divided Over Barricade Removal Order

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Arguments, shouting matches, and physical tussles broke out late Wednesday among Sudanese protesters over the positioning of barricades surrounding a sit-in in the capital Khartoum, where thousands of demonstrators have camped since April 6.

The barricades, built from …

Sudanese Protesters Divided Over Barricade Removal Order

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Arguments, shouting matches, and physical tussles broke out late Wednesday among Sudanese protesters over the positioning of barricades surrounding a sit-in in the capital Khartoum, where thousands of demonstrators have camped since April 6.

The barricades, built from …

Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough

Hundreds of Mozambicans were killed and thousands made homeless recently by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth. Almost immediately, there were reports of a sadly familiar story: women being forced to trade sex for food by local community leaders distributing aid.

Globally, …

UN Security Council to Discuss Cameroon’s Escalating Crisis

YAOUNDE The United Nations Security Council this Monday is set to informally discuss the separatist crisis in Cameroon for the first time. The discussion comes at a time when the conflict is escalating with many internally displaced persons from the …

IS Foreign Fighters Dispersing Via Loosely Aligned Networks

It was Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, and the joy and serenity filling the country’s churches were about to be shattered by a series of suicide bombings soon to be claimed by the Islamic State terror group.

Until that point, …