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2022: Year of record Israeli violence in occupied West Bank

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Israeli settler violence and excessive use of force by Israeli forces against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have made 2022 the deadliest in this area since the United Nations started systematically documenting fatalities in 2005, a group of UN experts said Thursday. Altogether 150 Palestinians have …

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UN concerned about violence in South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua | The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Saturday said it was deeply concerned about the violence in Upper Nile State in South Sudan. The UN mission said the fighting in Fashoda County between Shilluk armed youth and Nuer elements, is impacting the lives of …

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Tripartite mechanism stresses safety of Sudanese protesters in upcoming demonstrations

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | A tripartite mechanism tasked with facilitating intra-Sudanese dialogue on Monday urged the Sudanese security forces to protect the protesters during expected demonstrations planned for Tuesday. “The mechanism urges the security forces to exercise maximum restraint and protect the rights of protesters with freedom of expression, association, …

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Court starts hearing of Besigye, Mukaaku’s case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has started hearing the case in which Dr. Kiiza Besigye, and the former Rubaga South Parliamentary candidate, Samuel Lubega Mukaaku, are accused of inciting violence. The offense stems from their June 14th, 2022 protest against the skyrocketing commodity prices, which …

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