Author: Hayden Carlson

More Than 300 Schoolgirls Abducted In Nigeria

On Friday 26 February, 317 schoolgirls were abducted by unidentified gunmen from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria’s Zamfara state. A police statement said that police and military forces have begun joint operations to trace the kidnappers and rescue the girls and that authorities were looking into witness information that

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South Sudan To Establish War Crimes Court, Other Transitional Justice Institutions

The South Sudanese government announced on Friday 29 January that it will proceed with the process of establishing a war crimes court in partnership with the African Union (AU), along with other long-awaited transitional justice mechanisms to address violations committed during the country’s conflict. In fulfilment of outstanding obligations under

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Guatemalan Security Forces Block Honduran Migrants Bound For U.S.

On Monday 18 January, Guatemalan security forces dispersed thousands of mostly Honduran migrants who were making their way across the nation, seeking eventual asylum in the United States. In the south-eastern village of Vado Hondo, police and military personnel used varying degrees of force against members of the first major

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Egypt And Qatar Sign Reconciliation Deal

On Tuesday 5 January 2021, Egypt, alongside Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), and Bahrain, signed a reconciliation agreement with Qatar, aimed at resolving a three-and-a-half year boycott imposed on Doha. The signing occurred during the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, which was held in the city of

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