Amnesty reports widespread rape as 'weapon of war' in Tigray
Amnesty International says women and girls in Tigray were subject to rape and other sexual violence by Ethiopian soldiers and their allies, in a bid to inflict lasting physical and psychological damage. In a new report, the rights group says accounts of gang rape, sexual slavery and sexual mutilation amount to war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity. Those who documented the testimonies say details of the atrocities are some of the worst they have come across in their careers.
Also in this edition, Algeria mourns scores of lives lost in wildfires. The blazes erupted on Monday, ravaging forest areas and villages in the northern Kabylia region. Authorities say they suspect widespread arson after so many fires erupted in such a short space of time.
Plus, we take a closer look at the political rivals going head to head in Zambia's general election.
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