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Mass grave uncovered in Ethiopia

By Heather Bourbeau / November 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Mass grave uncovered in Ethiopia

Ethiopian police have unearthed a mass grave with at least 200 bodies, according to the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting news outlet. It was uncovered during an investigation of Abdi Mohammed Omar, the former president of the Ethiopian Somali Region. Abdi Mohammed is currently in detention, facing charges of human rights abuses and for his alleged connection to […]

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At the Congo-Angola border, a migrant crisis deepens

By Heather Bourbeau / November 8, 2018 / Comments Off on At the Congo-Angola border, a migrant crisis deepens

Angola’s violent expulsion of 200,000 Congolese nationals is raising tensions in a border region fraught with ethnic conflict. Over the past month, Angola has forced Congolese living in its territory to cross the border back into the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai and Kasai Central provinces. Kasai was the site of a brutal conflict in 2016–2017 […]

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