Daily Archives: May 14, 2014

Africa: U.S. Policy and Response to Recent Refugee Crises in Africa

U.S. Policy and Response to Recent Refugee Crises in Africa


Simon Henshaw
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Ethiopian Community Development Council
Washington, DC
May 1, 2014

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NUSOJ condemns arrest, detention of journalists in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 13, 2014 – The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is shocked and deeply saddened with the detention of journalists for allegedly “defaming” Somaliland officials and “publishing false Information”.

Two journalists, Yusuf …

CPJ calls for probe into French journalist’s death in CAR

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 – The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an immediate investigation into the death of French freelance photojournalist Camille Lepage, 26, in the Central African Republic. In a statement issued …


NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 – The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Oh Joon (Republic of Korea):

The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the killing of a …

Commissioner Piebalgs visits Mali on anniversary of donor conference to launch new projects

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 14, 2014 – One year after the Donors’ Conference for Mali that was held in Brussels on 15 May 2013 and raised 3.3 billion euro to support the reconstruction of …