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‘Your Skin Colour Was A Crime’: African Migrants In Algeria

AFRICANGLOBE - 2018 has been a terrible year for migrant workers in Algeria, marked by the biggest number of arrests and deportations ever. One of the first expulsions of migrants was triggered by a fight between some African workers and locals in the suburbs of Algiers two years ago. Security forces arrested 1500 Africans, deporting hundreds to the border with Niger.

Millions At Risk From Famine Worsened By Muslim Terrorists Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - Aid agencies must get food to close to 3 million people by July to avert a famine in Africa's Lake Chad region caused by drought, chronic poverty and Islamist insurgents Boko Haram, the United Nations said as it launched a funding appeal.

Muslim Mauritania Wants To Sentence Anti-Slavery Activists To 20Yrs

AFRICANGLOBE - Prosecutors at a Mauritanian appeal court have requested 13 anti-slavery activists have their sentences increased to 20 years each for protesting against a forced slum clearance, a judicial source said. Defence lawyers for the activists from the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement (IRA) had called this week for the case to be thrown out saying their clients were tortured in police custody.

Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical...

AFRICANGLOBE - A new report from Amnesty International accuses the Sudanese government of launching chemical weapons attacks against civilians in the western region of Darfur, causing the deaths of an estimated 200-250 people – and wounding hundreds more – from exposure since January 2016.

Arab Terrorist Convicted Of Destroying African Heritage In Timbuktu

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced an Arab terrorist to nine years jail for razing Timbuktu's fabled shrines, in a landmark judgement experts hope will help safeguard the world's ancient monuments. Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was convicted of a crime of "significant gravity".

Boko Haram Leader Reportedly Killed In Airstrike?

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's military claimed Tuesday to have seriously injured Boko Haram's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau and killed other commanders in an air strike on the Islamist group's forest stronghold. Shekau was "fatally wounded in the shoulder" during Friday's raids, said army spokesman Sani Usman in a statement, without giving further details. Usman also said three Boko Haram commanders — Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman — were confirmed dead with several others wounded.

Anti-Slavery Activists Tortured In Mauritania

AFRICANGLOBE - A court in the capital Nouakchott found the 13 -- members of a group fighting hereditary slavery in the west African country -- guilty of "use of violence", but Amnesty International has said they were falsely accused because of their advocacy work. The thirteen all claim they were tortured in prison in the run-up to the court case and lawyers for the group denounced Thursday's verdict as "a travesty of justice".

Egyptian Protesters Pour Into Tahrir Square to Protest Against Islamist Decrees

Tens of thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered in the capital and other major cities across the nation Tuesday demanding that Islamist President Mohamed Morsi...

Wannabe Islamist Pharaoh Plunges Egypt Into Crisis

AFRICANGLOBE - Violence broke out across Egypt as protesters reacted to the power grab by Mohamed Morsi. His party's offices were torched, while his...

Egypt: Govt Seeks to Cut Diplomatic Ties With Israel

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has called for cutting diplomatic and economic ties between Arab countries and Israel. The influential Islamist group called on people to stage...

Saudi Embassy Linked to Terrorist Funding in Ethiopia

The wife of a senior Ethiopian politician was on Monday charged with funnelling money from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Islamist terror groups,...

Clashes Erupt in Egypt Between Protesters and Muslim Brotherhood

At least twelve people were injured in fresh clashes between new Islamist President Mohammed Mursi’s supporters and opponents in Cairo’s Tahrir square on Friday. An...

Anti-American Protests Spread

A new wave of anti-American protests erupted across the Muslim world Friday, as Egypt’s recently elected government and its counterparts elsewhere struggled to contain...

Muslim Group Imprisoned Children Underground for Years

Members of a Muslim group in Russia could face prison terms for isolating dozens of children from society, and forcing them to live underground...

Mursi, First Egyptian President to Visit Ethiopia After 17yrs

Egypt's new Muslim Brotherhood President, Mohammad Mursi will attend this weekend's African Union (AU) Commission summit in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. Mursi's attendance at the AU summit will be the...

Slain Muslim’s Father Pleads for Racial Peace, Others Vow Revenge on...

Tariq Jahan has yet to bury his son, one of three Pakistani men run down and killed this week as they tried to guard family shops from marauding carloads of rioters.