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Journalists and Protection of Human Rights

For the Human Rights Agency, journalists are on the front line of defending and promoting the rights of all citizens to freedom of expression and access to information, which are

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People of African descent continue to suffer from greater poverty

People of African descent twice as likely to die from Covid-19, according to the UN. “People of African descent suffer unacceptable violence, including from the police. They rely on often

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UN hopes to provide humanitarian aid to 160 million people in 2021

The United Nations and its partners hope to provide humanitarian assistance to 160 million people this year, according to UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. The United Nations and its partners

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Ethiopia: famine worsens in Tigray and access to humanitarian aid in question

According to the UN and the World Food Program (WFP), 5.2 million Ethiopians, or 91% of the population of Tigray, are in need of emergency food assistance. Five days after

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Mali: The increase in human rights violations

Inter-communal violence and repeated attacks over the past six months by groups such as the Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) and the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS),

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Human rights defenders deeply concerned about arrests of transition leaders in Mali

Nine months after the last coup in Mali, the military arrested the Transitional President, Bah N’Daw, and his Prime Minister, Moctar Ouane, and some of their collaborators. The two leaders

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37% of women living in the poorest countries have been victims of physical violence

For the World Health Organization (WHO), one in three women continues to experience physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner or sexual violence from someone other than her own

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“African women, Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance”, a work highlighting the struggle of African women to liberate the continent from the colonial yoke and to affirm the values of Pan-Africanism

UNESCO has undertaken the publication of a book highlighting the struggle of African women to liberate the continent from the colonial yoke and to affirm the values of Pan-Africanism. The

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“The lives and futures of more than three million displaced children are at risk in the DRC as the world looks the other way,” UNICEF warned

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) calls for an end to the conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) affecting children and their families. The UN agency

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Report: Press freedom is “difficult” or “very serious” in 72 countries (RSF)

Reporters Without Borders are concerned about the “risk of a major shift” in the situation of press freedom, “particularly in important democratic countries”. “Press freedom has never been so threatened,”