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Civil Security

Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt

altGunmen killed 23 Coptic Christians and wounded 25 others on Friday as they were driving to a monastery in Minya province, south of Cairo, the provincial governor, Essam al-Bedaiwy, said.

   

Ethiopian politician jailed for Facebook post

Ethiopian politician jailed for Facebook postAn Ethiopian court sentenced an opposition politician to six and a half years in prison on Thursday over a series of anti-government comments on Facebook that it said encouraged terrorist acts, his lawyer said.
   

Kenya roadside bombings claim eight lives

Kenyan security personnel walk past a damaged vehicle.Eight Kenyan security officers were killed in two separate roadside bombings in eastern Kenya, senior officials said, underscoring the threat of Somali Islamist militants.
   

Amnesty event for jailed Cameroon students thwarted

Cameroon Amnesty International event stoppedCameroon security forces prevented Amnesty International from holding a press conference to call for the release of three young men jailed in 2015 for sharing a joke.
   

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