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Eritrea Condemns Murder of Refugee in Israel, Demands Arrest of Attackers

The Eritrean government has criticized Israel for the death of an Eritrean man in the hands of an angry mob at a bus station in Bir-al-Saba this past weekend. The deceased, 29-year-old Haftom Zarhum, was seeking asylum in Israel where Read more ›

Sudanese woman appeals against death sentence for apostasy

The hearing of the case of a Sudanese woman charged with adultery and renouncing Islam commenced this week in an Appeals Court in Khartoum. Meriam Ibrahim Yahya, 27, who has been in custody since the beginning of the year, was Read more ›

Kenya: Opposition coalition and other groups threaten to protest over growing insecurity

Several groups have vowed to take to the streets if the Kenyan government continues to ignore their calls to immediately address the country’s security problems. Since the beginning of this year, terrorists have carried out a series of deadly attacks Read more ›

Kenya: Mass deportation of Somali asylum seekers could empower terrorists

A Somali official has warned that Kenya’s latest nationwide anti-terrorism operation codenamed ‘Uslama Watch’, which has led to the apprehension and repatriation of his nationals in the neighbouring country, is likely to empower al Shabab and other terrorists operating in Read more ›

Somali government, humanitarian groups voice concerns over Kenya’s crackdown on illegal Somali migrants

Somali authorities and several humanitarian groups (including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch) have called on Kenya’s security agencies to review their handling of the ‘Uslama Watch’ operation aimed at curbing the growth of terrorism in the country’s migrant communities. Read more ›