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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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2014-07-08 Uganda

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