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Israel Court Condemns Policy Of Detaining Africans In Desert Camp

Israel Court Condemns Policy Of Detaining Africans In Desert Camp

AFRICANGLOBE – Israel’s high court has condemned a detention facility for migrants from Africa. The court ruled 7-2 Monday that Israel must close the Holot detention center, which holds African migrants up to a year without trial, and release the more than 2,000 people there within 90 days.

Why All Police Officers Must Wear Body Cameras

AFRICANGLOBE – The benefits of police body cameras are two-fold. Body cameras could deter the abuse of police power. Officers and citizens may feel more secure knowing the camera will protect them against false accusations.

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11-Year-Old Boy Educates St. Louis City Council About Race Relations

AFRICANGLOBE – When 11-year-old Marquis Govan stepped to the podium at a recent St. Louis City Council meeting, none of the council members were prepared for his succinct analysis of what took place after Michael Brown’s fatal shooting last month.

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10 Year-Old Cory Nieves Builds Delicious Cookie Empire

AFRICANGLOBE – Cory Nieves wants to become a household name because of his decadent cookies. CBS News reports that every Saturday, Nieves can be found along with his wagon cart of treats, selling homemade cookies to clients at various city locations.

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Mega Deals: An Opportunity For Economic Emancipation In Zimbabwe

AFRICANGLOBE – Zimbabwe, having realised the West’s devilish approach towards hegemonic dominance of small nations over their natural resources, is now on the road to progress and there should be no time for complacency or easy optimism. What is of great economic importance is that Zimbabwe has finally seen the need to move hand in glove with the emerging economic powerhouses of the world.

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New Unrest In Ferguson After Michael Brown Memorial Is Torched

AFRICANGLOBE – Violence broke out again in Ferguson, Mo., a community still reeling from the effects of an unarmed teen gunned down by a White police officer last month. A group smashed up the windows of a beauty supply store, and gunshots could be heard nearby, according to witnesses.

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Five Years Of Impunity: The Man Behind The Darfur Genocide Remains Free

AFRICANGLOBE – President Bashir stands accused of the world’s most heinous crimes—genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Bashir orchestrated the genocide in Darfur, which began more than 11 years ago when the Sudanese Armed Forces and its allied Janjaweed Arab militias launched a scorched earth campaign against the civilian population. Since 2003, over 3 million people have been displaced and many are still unable to return to their homes.

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Khartoum: The World’s Most Selfish City?

AFRICANGLOBE – Khartoum is a low-built, sprawling city. The capital of Sudan, until recently the largest country in Africa, sits on either side of the River Nile under an almost perpetual haze of dust. As a child growing up in Khartoum, the city always struck me as sleepy and dark – power cuts were frequent, and the oppressive heat infused everything with a sticky torpor. Unlike Cairo to the north or Nairobi to the south, Khartoum did not have that frenetic energy or drama. The country’s international reputation for hard-line Islamism and ethnic warfare jarred with the city’s subdued mood.

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Shameful: Ugandan President Denied Hotel Room Because Of Homosexuality Stance

AFRICANGLOBE – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was reportedly denied reservations at two hotels in the United States over his government’s stance on homosexuality. According to Dallas Voices, a mouthpiece for the gay community in Dallas, Texas, gay activists in the area forced two hotels to cancel Yoweri Museveni’s bookings.

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