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EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2013-11-12

European Court of Justice gay African refugee ruling

Refugees from countries with laws that persecute homosexuality welcome a ruling by the European Court of Justice saying that such legislation could create grounds for asylum. Also tensions between Morocco and Algeria over human rights in Western Sahara continue to escalate. And and as evidence of another massacre of civilians is uncovered, the President of Central African Republic admits he has lost control of forces that put him in power.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2015-05-04 Burundi

Top Burundian judge flees country after government pressure

As protests in Burundi over the president’s plans to run for a third term claim more lives, the vice president of the constitutional court, charged with deciding on the legality...

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2015-05-02 Central African Republic

UN denies claims it tried to cover up sex abuse in Central African Republic

The UN denies claims it tried to cover up child sex abuse allegedly carried out by French, Chadian and Equatorial Guinean troops in the Central African Republic. As...

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2015-04-30 Central African Republic

French and African troops accused of child sex abuse

Soldiers from France, Chad and Equatorial Guinea have been accused of child sex abuse after a UN report was leaked earlier this week. Also, a Burundian soldier is accidentally...

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2015-04-29 Central African Republic

French troops accused of child sex abuse

French troops stationed in Central African Republic have been investigated by the UN over child sex abuse allegations. We talk to the journalist who broke the story. Also, the...

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2015-04-28 Nigeria

Three Nigerians amongst drug convicts executed in Indonesia

Three Nigerians are amongst the seven foreign drug convicts executed in Indonesia. Questions remain about the nationality of a fourth African man. Also, Burundi faces its most...

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