2013-02-11 12:57:49Algeria - Punishes the Prisoners Who Are in Huger Strike to Solidarity With a Prisoner of Opinion[HRInfo]The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces punishing the prisoners who are in hunger strike to solidarity with the political prisoner and to protest against the squalid conditions in the prison by the authorities.
Wednesday, 03-12-14, 8:16'Save a Child's Heart' Group Improves Cardiac Care[VOA]Washington -Each year one million babies are born with congenital heart defects. Ten percent of them do not live to see their first birthday due to lack of treatment, most of them in poor and developing countries. An Israel-based organization is working to improve those children's chances for survival. The group plans to train Ethiopia's first pediatric cardiac surgeon, and its efforts to raise money for a boy named Eliyas.
Wednesday, 03-12-14, 8:15Analysis - Propaganda, Al Shabaab-Style, and a Few Hard Truths[Daily Maverick]Al Shabaab's on-the-run leader broke cover this week to release a recorded message, in which he exhorted Somalis to fight the good fight against foreign invaders, especially old enemy Ethiopia. It was a typical Islamist propaganda piece, filled with references to God, infidels and the Holy War - but it was also surprisingly perceptive about where Somalia is at the moment, and where it's going.
Wednesday, 03-12-14, 7:45Student Shot Dead and More Than 100 Arrested At Khartoum Protest[AI London]The Sudanese security forces must immediately stop the use of excessive and unlawful force against protesters, Amnesty International said today, after a student died of gunshot wounds sustained during a demonstration at the University of Khartoum.
Wednesday, 03-12-14, 7:44Libyan Parliament Dumps PM Over Oil Dispute[VOA]Washington -Libya's parliament has voted to remove the country's prime minister after a tanker loaded with crude oil from a rebel-held port escaped the navy and made it to international waters. The episode was the final straw for Ali Zeidan, who faced criticism from the country's Islamist politicians and a public that blamed him for failing to rein in eastern militias following the 2011 overthrow of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.