Georgette Gagnon

 
Nigeria's religious divide in spotlight after riots
Nigeria's religious divide in spotlight after riots
Nigeria's religious fault line was in the spotlight on Tuesday after sectarian riots in the central city of Jos, nestled between the Muslim north...
Call for world to do more to stop Darfur violence
Call for world to do more to stop Darfur violence
A leading human rights group accused the international community on Monday of not doing enough to deter Sudan from new attacks in Darfur, where it...
Rights group says sexual violence rife in Darfur
Rights group says sexual violence rife in Darfur
Girls as young as 11 have suffered rape by Sudanese government forces and armed groups across Darfur more than five years after war began there, a...
Zimbabwe lawyer, editor arrested
Zimbabwe lawyer, editor arrested
The editor of an independent newspaper and a prominent human rights lawyer have been arrested, and Zimbabwe's largest farm union said on Thursday...
Zim run-off vote may face year delay
Zim run-off vote may face year delay
Zimbabwe's ruling party has said that a second round of presidential elections could be delayed by up to a year in a move that would extend Robert...
Zimbabwe braced for presidential run-off
Zimbabwe braced for presidential run-off
Zimbabweans are bracing for a bloody second round of elections after government sources on Wednesday said a recount of the presidential vote held a...
Zimbabwe gloats over UN stalemate
Zimbabwe gloats over UN stalemate
The Zimbabwe government savoured a rare diplomatic victory on Wednesday after the United Nations Security Council failed to agree on how to respond...
Zim army backs militants in poll violence
Zim army backs militants in poll violence
Zimbabwe's army is supplying militants with weapons to intimidate voters to ensure that Robert Mugabe wins a possible run-off in the presidential...
Violence fears grow as UN mulls Zim crisis
Violence fears grow as UN mulls Zim crisis
Zimbabwe's main rights group accused the government on Tuesday of unleashing violence to help President Robert Mugabe cling to power as the wait...
Zim recount is fixed, says opposition
Zim recount is fixed, says opposition
Zimbabwe's opposition alleged widespread irregularities as the partial recount begun on Saturday of votes cast in the presidential and parliamentary elections held three weeks ago, including ballot boxes with seals broken before they were delivered for the count or with no seals at...
'Torture and violence are surging in Zim'
'Torture and violence are surging in Zim'
Supporters of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF have set up a network of torture camps where they have been assaulting opposition...
MDC: Zim voters' roll filled with ghosts
MDC: Zim voters' roll filled with ghosts
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader and presidential candidate in the March 29 general elections said on Thursday that the voters' register is filled...

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