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Mass Water Shutoffs Continue In Detroit

AFRICANGLOBE - Two years after the city of Detroit instituted a policy of mass service disconnections of past due water accounts, the city is shutting off some 150 customers a day with no letup in sight. The shutoffs continued through the recent summer heat wave, with temperatures reaching the 90s for days in a row. At this point about 1 in 13 of Detroit’s 175,000 residential accounts have had their water shut off.

Dominican Republic’s ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

AFRICANGLOBE - The next time that someone is considering a real estate investment in the Dominican Republic, they should think twice. A Dominican Republic court order threatens to force more than 200,000 Dominican-born Haitians from their homes in an effort that many human rights watchers have called modern-day ethnic cleansing.

Ethnic Cleansing: Detroit Braces For A Flood Of Tax Foreclosures

AFRICANGLOBE - A fresh wave of foreclosures could destabilize neighborhoods in Detroit, just as they are beginning to recover from the mortgage meltdown. Wayne County plans to sell 28,545 Detroit properties at auction this fall — including about 10,000 occupied homes — that are three or more years delinquent on taxes.

Petition Calls On Europe To Let White South Africans Return

AFRICANGLOBE - The European Union needs to admit white South Africans as they face ethnic cleansing, according to a petition circulating online on Sunday. "The white South African population currently faces ethnic cleansing and persecutions at the hands of the ANC government, the EFF, and various individual anti-white aggressors," according to Rodrigo Herhaus de Campos, who says in the petition, posted on the website change.org.

Militia Assaults Continue in North Darfur Town, Two Dead

AFRICANGLOBE - The town of Kabkabiya in North Darfur has witnessed frequent assaults by pro-government Arab militias known as Janjaweed in the past week.

Sudan Air Force Bomb Darfur and South Kordofan Killing Nine

Nine Sudanese citizens were killed and seven seriously injured as a result of aerial bombardments and shelling by the Sudanese Air Force in the...

Ethnic Cleansing in the Nuba Mountains

The world cannot afford to ignore ongoing ethnic cleansing in Sudan's Nuba Mountains. Almost exactly one year ago, the latest bloody chapter in Nuba's tragic...

George Clooney Testifies Before Congress on ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in Sudan

Actor and director George Clooney testified before Congress on Wednesday about "a campaign of murder" under way in Sudan, where villagers run for the...

Opposition Calls for Overthrowing Sudan's Arab Minority Government

The Sudanese opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) led by the veteran Islamist Hassan Al-Turabi has stepped up anti-government rhetoric, accusing Khartoum of committing "ethnic cleansing" in Blue Nile and calling for its ouster.

The Libya Editorial Someone Doesn’t Want You To Read

AFRICANGLOBE - More than two months after The Wall Street Journal wrote about what amounted to ethnic cleansing of Black people in Misurata, The New York Times in today's edition finally writes another piece about the racist attacks against Black people by the NATO-backed "rebels."