Category Archives: Judicial

Foreign Workers Flee to Cameroon After Central African Republic Post-Election Violence

GAROUA BOULAY, CAMEROON – Cameroon authorities say more than 250 foreign workers, most of them Chinese, have fled post-election violence in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) to the border town of Garoua Boulay.  The foreign workers say they are being …

Trump Rewards Allies Nunes, Jordan with Medal of Freedom

TOKYO/WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is set to present one of the nation’s highest civilian honors to two of his most outspoken congressional allies, California Rep. Devin Nunes and Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, as he looks to reward loyalists with …

UN Rights Office Alarmed at Uptick in Violence Ahead of Central African Republic Elections

GENEVA – The United Nations human rights office warns the increase in violence ahead of Sunday’s elections in the Central African Republic presents serious risks to the civilian population and threatens to disrupt the electoral process.

U.N. officials say escalating …

Malawi Musicians Obtain Injunction Against COVID-19 Ban

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – A group of musicians in Malawi has obtained a court order halting enforcement of a ban on gatherings of more than 100 people to curb COVID-19.  Malawi’s government this week reintroduced the restrictions after a jump in …

UN Chief Seeks Immediate Aid Access for Ethiopia’s Tigray 

NEW YORK / GENEVA – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that humanitarian access in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is his immediate priority.

“Once again, I wish to insist on: unfettered access of humanitarian assistance, and the swift resumption of the …