2012-02-24 11:33:52U.S./Morocco - Clinton Should Urge Legal Reform - Rights-Friendly New Constitution Requires Revision of Repressive Speech Laws[HRW]
Washington, DC -
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton should urge Morocco's new chief of government Abdelilah Benkirane to lead the process of revising laws that impose prison terms for peaceful expression, Human Rights Watch said today. Clinton should also urge Moroccan authorities to free leading journalist Rachid Nini, who is serving a one-year sentence for articles he wrote.
Sunday, 03-01-15, 11:59Court Deems Elections Law Unconstitutional[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court decided on Sunday against the constitutionality of an article in one of the laws regulating parliamentary elections, which were scheduled to begin later this month, in a ruling likely to postpone the elections race.
Sunday, 03-01-15, 11:58New Laws to Punish MPs Behaving Badly[Capital FM]Nairobi -The National Assembly leadership has resorted to amend the Standing Orders to initiate punishment for members who create or participate in disorderly conduct in the House.
Sunday, 03-01-15, 11:57Grace in Charge Despite Mugabe Denial[New Zimbabwe]SPECULATION has been rife as to the significance of the First Lady's entrance into mainstream Zanu PF politics and its succession implications and consequences. In addition, the role of President Robert Mugabe in the First Lady's ascendency to the strategic position of the leader of Zanu PF's Women's League has created its own confusing and distorted narrative.
Sunday, 03-01-15, 6:31Brave Mother of Albino Baby Recovering[Daily News]Mwanza -THE mother of a kidnapped child with albinism, Ms Esther Thomas, has confirmed that her condition is getting better at the Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) where she is admitted after sustaining severe injuries, while protecting her child from the abductors.