Daily Archives: November 12, 2018

Ethiopia Arrests 63 Suspected of Rights Abuses, Corruption

Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country’s attorney general announced Monday.

The sweeping high-profile arrests carried out in recent days are a result …

Ethiopia Arrests 63 Suspected of Rights Abuses, Corruption

Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country’s attorney general announced Monday.

The sweeping high-profile arrests carried out in recent days are a result …

More Women in Poor Countries Use Contraception, Says Report

More women and girls in poor countries are using modern contraception, signifying progress in efforts to involve women in family planning, according to a report released Monday.

The number of women and girls using contraceptives …

Zimbabwe Farmers Call for Help to Mitigate Drought Effects

Farmers in Zimbabwe are appealing for funds to irrigate their land, in hopes of fending off a possible drought predicted by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. FAO says droughts caused by the El Nino …

Amnesty Int’l Strips Aung San SuuKyi of Honor OverRohingya Abuses

Leading international human rights group Amnesty International said Monday it is stripping Myanmar leader Aung San SuuKyi of its top honor over her failure to speak out or halt grave atrocities against her country’s Rohingya …