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ISS: Can the AU protect citizens against COVID-19 abuses?

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Lockdowns and curfews to fight COVID-19 across Africa have been designed as an abuse of fundamental rights. This was the view of Mélanie Sonhaye...

Police abuse rife in Kenya

Nearly half the Kenyans surveyed by government’s police watchdog said they suffered police abuse of power, according to a survey, underscoring the scale of...

Police apparently abused Nigerian prostitutes

Nigerian police are investigating allegations that officers sexually assaulted women arrested in nightclub raids during a crackdown on prostitution. There has been widespread public outrage...

Six South Africans implicated in latest UN SEA report

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South African soldiers serving with the United Nations' MONUSCO mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been mentioned no less...

UN receives 70 new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in...

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The United Nations received 70 new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse across all its entities and implementing partners between the start...

Cabinet notes SANDF efforts to fight sexual abuse and exploitation

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Efforts made by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) to eliminate sexual abuse and exploitation (SEA) incidents by soldiers deployed on continental...

Migrants abused in Yemen

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African migrants and asylum seekers in Yemen are subject to physical and sexual abuse in detention, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW)...

UN making progress in stamping out sexual exploitation and abuse

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The number of allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse committed by personnel serving with the United Nations dropped from 165 in 2016...

UNMISS recalls police unit over alleged sexual abuse

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The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan recalled a Ghanaian police unit working at one protection camp while it investigates allegations of...

Forty sex abuse allegations in final quarter of 2017

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Forty allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse were made during the last three months of 2017 against United Nations peacekeeping missions, agencies,...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...