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Migrants in Libya suffer as security remains poor

Nov 12, 2013 0

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 12, 2013 – African Press Organization (APO) – The recent conflict continues to affect thousands in Libya, with displaced people and migrants hardest hit. The lack of stability and security has worsened their situation over the last three months. ...

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Canada deepens cooperation with Algeria in fight against terrorism

Sep 16, 2013 0

OTTAWA, Canada, September 16, 2013 – African Press Organization (APO) – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced a contribution of more than $1.2 million toward counterterrorism initiatives aimed at strengthening border security and judicial systems in North Africa and the Sahel. ...

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Danish protest against Moroccan kangaroo court

Jan 28, 2013 0

  Today, representatives of Danish solidarity organization Africa Contact, the Danish political party the Red-Green Alliance, Polisario, and others staged a protest outside the Moroccan Embassy in Copenhagen. The focus of the protest was the Moroccan military court case against ...

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Libya after Ghadaffi – For better or for worse?

Oct 24, 2012 1

Despite western euphoria that greeted the NATO-led UN mandate of the “Responsibility to protect” (R2P) as “mission accomplished” following the death of Moamar Ghaddafi a year ago, Libya is still at war with itself (characterized by continued loss of life ...

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Moroccan human rights violations on the rise

Sep 25, 2012 3

“Severe beatings, sexual violence, and other forms of ill-treatment [against migrants] appear to be on the rise,” United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Juan E. Méndez,  said Saturday after returning from an eight-day mission to Morocco. The mission included a two-day ...

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Tunisian President pardons 1,300 prisoners

Jul 25, 2012 1

After convening a meeting with Justice Minister Noureddin B’Hiri, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki on Wednesday officially pardoned an estimated 1,300 prisoners while marking the Country’s national day. The country was marking its 55th anniversary since the proclamation of the republic’s ...

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