Gambia: key report calls for justice for Jammeh-era crimes

A victim of the Yahya Jammeh era hugs a lawyer after her hearing at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in Eassau, The Gambia, December 4, 2019. CHRISTOPHE VAN DER PERRE / REUTERS A commission that investigated crimes committed during Yahya Jammeh’s regime in The Gambia is calling for those responsible to be brought to … Read more

After the shipwreck of migrants in the Channel, Boris Johnson calls on France for better collaboration

Reacting from 10 Downing Street on Wednesday November 24, Boris Johnson said to himself “Shocked, dismayed and deeply saddened” by the tragic disappearance of at least 27 people a few hours earlier off the coast of Calais. The British Prime Minister immediately called on Paris to collaborate more, because “the operations carried out by our … Read more

Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata at the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain on November 21. MAZEN MAHDI / AFP On the man-made island where the Four Seasons Hotel stands in Manama, the capital of the small kingdom of Bahrain, Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata is in friendly territory. In this high tower, which dominates … Read more

State of Bremen calls for a ban on advertising for sports betting

200,000 gambling addicts in Germany Mäurer bothers that almost every professional club meanwhile has a betting provider in its sponsorspool hat. “There are many who earn their money with it”says Mäurer, “in a field that is completely harmful to society.” Football with its professional players automatically produces role models. In view of the massive sports … Read more

Martinique: the inter-union at the origin of the general strike calls for the lifting of dams

A burnt out car blocks a road in Fort-de-France, Martinique, on November 23, 2021. LOÏC VENANCE / AFP In Martinique, the inter-union at the origin of the general strike launched on Monday is trying to calm the situation. The inter-union “Met and analyzed the situation, and taking into account […] from what we have seen … Read more

France calls on its nationals to leave Ethiopia at war “without delay”

A bus station in Addis Ababa on November 3, 2021. TIKSA NEGERI / REUTERS Tuesday, November 23, France called on its nationals to leave Ethiopia, where fighting is approaching the capital after more than a year of war between government forces and rebels in the north of the country. “All French nationals are formally called … Read more

Sudan: despite the repression, calls to demonstrate Sunday against the military in power

Protesters in the streets of Khartoum on November 20, 2021. – / AFP The bloody repression in Sudan does not discourage opponents of the putsch. Calls to demonstrate, Sunday, November 21, were launched to demand the return of civil power, despite the announced death toll of 40, according to doctors, during the latest protest movements. … Read more

United States calls on nationals to leave warring Ethiopia “immediately”

Soldiers march in Addis Ababa on November 7, 2021. EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP On Monday, November 15, the United States again urged its nationals to leave ” at once “ Ethiopia at war on their own, adding that there will be no military evacuation operation – as was the case with Afghanistan. The American embassy … Read more

Libya: the international community meeting in Paris calls for the maintenance of the elections on December 24

Mohamed Al-Manfi, Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Mario Draghi and Abdelhamid Dbeibah, in Paris, on November 12, 2021. POOL / REUTERS The leaders or officials of thirty countries met, Friday, November 12, in Paris, at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron, to try to help Libya turn the page of a decade of chaos. This summit … Read more

Ethiopia: nine rebel groups ally against the government, the United States calls on its nationals to leave the country “as soon as possible”

An FPLT fighter at a guard post at the entrance to the town of Hawzen in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia in May 2021. BEN CURTIS / AP In Ethiopia, nine rebel groups announced on Friday (November 5th) the creation of an alliance against the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in a « front … Read more