Mozambican Miners Return to South Africa as COVID-19 Blockade Lifts

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The International Organization for Migration reports South Africa has lifted its COVID-19 blockade, allowing thousands of Mozambican miners to cross the border and return to work. Borders between South Africa and Mozambique have been closed since March. This has created economic hardships for the families of an estimated 28,000 Mozambican miners. They Read More

UN Urges Inquiry into Violence by Anti-Terrorism Force Against Malian Protestors

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GENEVA – The U.N. Human Rights Office is calling for an investigation into the excessive use of violence by an elite counter-terrorism force in Mali against anti-government protestors last weekend, causing many civilian casualties. MINUSMA, the U.N. Peacekeeping Mission in Mali, has confirmed at least 14 protestors were killed and another 154 injured during a Read More

Majlis Podcast: What Happened To The Aid Central Asia Got To Fight The Coronavirus?

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International financial organizations and individual governments have been sending hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central Asian states to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, with the exception of Turkmenistan, where the authorities continue to claim there are no cases of coronavirus. Despite all this aid, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan have Read More