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South Sudan Bishop accuses SPLA of committing mass rape near Juba

Reuters photo   By Male Daniel The ECSS & S Bishop of Lomega Diocese in South Sudan has accused the Sudan People’s Liberation Army, SPLA on the side of Salva Kiir, of committing mass rape of women both old and under age. The incident occurred in Jubek state near the South Sudanese capital Juba along the Juba […]

No justice in South Sudan after July rapes and killings

Jok Solomun/Reuters   By Magdalena Mis The United Nations rebuked South Sudan on Monday for failing to pursue justice after grave human rights abuses — including killings and gang rapes — committed during an explosion of violence in the capital Juba in July.

Renewed recruitment in South Sudan an indicator all parties preparing for conflict

Peter Louis   By Peter Louis Members from a United Nations commission on human rights for South Sudan on Wednesday gave press a briefing on their ten day vist to report on the country’s worsening condition.

South Sudan: Deliberate killings by govt troops as UN forces fail to protect civilians

Zohra Bensemra/Reuters   By Amnesty International South Sudanese government forces are responsible for deliberately killing civilians, raping women and girls and looting property in July in Juba, the country’s capital, human rights NGO Amnesty International said in a new report launched earlier this week.

Muslims Should Report Hatred: The Locker Room Debate!

Saul Loeb/Reuters   By Ahmed Tharwat As millions of Americans who geared up to watch the second debate/match between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, we were all eager to see how Donald Trump would perform after his lewd conversation about women.

One girl under 15 married every seven seconds – Save The Children

Danish Siddiqui/Reuters   By Temesghen Debesai One girl under 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a report by Save the Children, with girls as young as 10 married off – often to much older men – in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia.

Trump vs Clinton – Let him without sin throw the first stone

Saul Loeb/AFP   By Hazel Speed Unlike President Obama, I am not as an English/British person ‘poking my nose’ into American politics.

Refugee crisis set to get worse, not better

UNICEF photo   By Amnesty International Wealthy countries have shown a complete absence of leadership and responsibility, leaving just ten countries, which account for less than 2.5% of world GDP, to take in 56% of the world’s refugees, said Amnesty International in a comprehensive assessment of the global refugee crisis published.

Horrors of War: Growing violence against women during conflict

Stuart Price/UN   By Anant Mishra   Introduction   Violence against women during conflicts is an issue we have been witnessing for decades, and unfortunately is an issue which we continue to witness even today.

Children face beatings, rape, death trying to reach Europe – UNICEF

Kostas Tsironis/Reuters   By Stephanie Nebehay Migrant children making the perilous journey to Europe to escape war and poverty face possible beatings, rape and forced labour in addition to risk of drowning in the Mediterranean, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.

Former Congolese Vice President convicted of war crimes at ICC

By Darell Maurice The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday hailed a “historic” judgment of the Court which recognized that former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba committed crimes against humanity and war crimes for murder and rape committed by his militia in Central African Republic in 2002-2003.

Fiction from Ani Kayode Somtochukwu

  We today feature two short stories from Nigerian writer Ani Kayode Somtochukwu: ‘The Day It Rained In Kano’ and ‘The Day After Tomorrow’

PORN REBORN: Fifty shades of Grey, E.L. James and the new era of social ignorance

                    I’ve seen it dog eared and well worn on a bedside night stand,  also posing as a harmless paper back on a kitchen table already  littered with crayons and assorted coloring books and once peeking out from a handbag carried by a high school girl […]