Human Rights

UN Rights Office Alarmed at Uptick in Violence Ahead of Central African Republic Elections

GENEVA – The United Nations human rights office warns the increase in violence ahead of Sunday’s elections in the Central African Republic presents serious risks to the civilian population and threatens to disrupt the electoral process. U.N. officials say escalating violence is creating mayhem in the Central African Republic and could scare people away from […]

Medical/Health Care

Malawi Musicians Obtain Injunction Against COVID-19 Ban

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – A group of musicians in Malawi has obtained a court order halting enforcement of a ban on gatherings of more than 100 people to curb COVID-19. Malawi’s government this week reintroduced the restrictions after a jump in confirmed cases of the virus. The musicians argue the restriction on public gatherings unfairly affects […]