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The influx of more than 300 000 Congolese migrants from Angola and the situation in Kasai (IRIN)

Last week in this post we wrote about the deteriorating humanitarian and food security situation in the Kasai region, and we also mentioned another issue: in the past weeks, Angola’s crackdown on informal diamond mining had led to the expulsion of 200 000 Congolese migrants and their...

Agencies sound alarm over sexual attacks, murder and torture in Congo

In an article published this afternoon titled: ‘They killed my children and raped me’: sexual violence remains rife in Congo, The Guardian indicates the conflict in Kasai Central province that was thought to have subsided after a peak of violence more than a year ago,...

Guiti News, un projet de média indépendant, collectif et collaboratif

Au début du mois, l’équipe de Guiti News a lancé une campagne de financement collaboratif sur Ulule. Sur leur page on peut lire que Guiti news est un projet de média indépendant en ligne qui diffusera toutes les semaines des reportages photo, vidéo et dessin réalisés par la...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-48): Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

Climate change and global warming are a reality, we can hardly deny it. The world is indeed getting warmer and human activity is largely responsible. It means extreme weather events could become the new normal, with an increasing number of persons displaced by natural disasters....

Join iACT Refugees United Fundraiser in Carson, California!

We have supported several actions and initiatives by iACT over the years (read here), and we want to share with you an event they organize on September 29th, 2018. You can join their 3rd annual fundraiser when the LA Galaxy take on Vancouver Whitecaps in one of the last home games of the...

The impact of EU migration policies on central Saharan routes – By Clingendael

Clingendael – the Netherlands Institute of International Relations – is a leading think tank and academy on international affairs which aims to contribute to a secure, sustainable and just world. Earlier this month they published an online report on the effects of EU migration...

Six Tunisian men awaiting trial in Italy for saving migrants

Six Tunisian men awaiting trial in Italy for saving migrants

Everyday, migrants risk their lives through the Mediterranean Sea, trying to reach the European coasts. In June we wrote about the rescue vessel Aquarius, the boat of Franco-German founded organisation SOS Méditerranée whose goal is to aid immigrants who attempt to cross the...

News Digest (Aug. 25, 2018): Kofi Annan has died, UK deporting people, The Sudan Call coalition, Aquarius…

News Digest (Aug. 25, 2018): Kofi Annan has died, UK deporting people, The Sudan Call coalition, Aquarius…

This is our fourth Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: Students and doctor died in Sudan; UK deporting people; The Sudan Call coalition of opposition parties; South Sudan’s forests; Former...

News Digest (Aug. 11, 2018): Harriett Baldwin in Darfur, Slavery and torture, Adolphe Muzito, This Is Congo…

News Digest (Aug. 11, 2018): Harriett Baldwin in Darfur, Slavery and torture, Adolphe Muzito, This Is Congo…

This is our second Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: British Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin in North Darfur; Female activists in Sudan; Germany, Sudan sign for refugee projects;...

News Digest (Aug. 4, 2018): Russian soldiers in CAR, Violence in Kasaï, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Ebola, Haiti, Meryam Joobeur…

News Digest (Aug. 4, 2018): Russian soldiers in CAR, Violence in Kasaï, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Ebola, Haiti, Meryam Joobeur…

This is our first Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: the testinomy of Abdelhamid Yousif Ismail Adam; Russian soldiers in CAR/Darfur; Jean-Pierre Bemba to run for president December. En français:...




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