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HRW accuses Tigrayan, Eritrean forces of raping and killing refugees


An international rights organization has accused the Eritrean soldiers and Tigrayan militias of raping, detaining and killing Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray. Human Rights Watch’s report detailed attacks around two camps in Tigray, where local forces have battled the Ethiopian government and their Eritrean allies since November …

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Uganda: Nicholas Opiyo cleared of money-laundering charges


Money-laundering charges against a leading Ugandan human rights lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo, have been dropped, documents from the director of public prosecution’s office show. According to the documents, Mr. Opiyo, who was arrested in December 2020 by plainclothes officers in a restaurant will see his deposit refunded. Read also: Rwandan opposition …

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