Monthly Archives: September 2012

Human rights abuses in the Gambia – home to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

TweetUnder the leadership of Dawda Kairaba Jawara, the Gambia was known as a stable and democratic country where people could enjoy basic rights. However, since Yaha Jammeh came to power in a coup d’etat in July 1994, a lot has … Continue reading

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Can the new Somali government ensure sustained peace, security and proper governance?

TweetAbdi-Karim Hussein According to a public statement by SIHA on 23 August 2012, last week a female tea seller was dragged from a bus in the Baidoa region of Somalia by Al Shabaab militants, taken to the bush close by … Continue reading

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Another case of stoning as Sudanese women continue to be caught up in the chaos

TweetIn July 2012, a 23 year old woman Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool from Dar Hamer, a pastoralist tribe of Sudan’s South Kordofan region, found herself imprisoned in Omdurman women’s prison with her sick child who is suffering from asthma. Laila’s … Continue reading

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