U.N. rights forum agrees to investigate abuses in Ethiopia

EU resolution sets up international monitoring Ethiopian envoy rejects ‘politically-motivated’ text U.N. says up to 7,000 detained including nine U.N. staff The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Friday to establish an independent investigation into abuses in the Ethiopian conflict, after a senior U.N. official said there had been violations on all sides and massContinue reading “U.N. rights forum agrees to investigate abuses in Ethiopia”

Senegal: Women demonstrate against ‘rape culture’ in Dakar

Dozens of feminist demonstrators on Saturday in Dakar, Senegal’s capital denounced the justice system and the excessive tolerance towards violence against women in Senegal. Aissatou Sène, spokeswoman at the protest held at the Place de la Nation, said “We expect the state to provide structures, shelters, and everything needed to support victims. What we want fromContinue reading “Senegal: Women demonstrate against ‘rape culture’ in Dakar”

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