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Ogaden Somalis protest at AU Summit

Another protest was held outside the African Union summit in Johannesburg on Monday in order to create awareness surrounding the plight of the Ogaden. The protest was held by Ogaden Somali people to raise their voice surrounding the human rights violations occurring within the region. “Many people are not aware[…]

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Free Bassiouni, chants protestors

“We are all Bassiouni” were the chants reverberating through Sandton in Johannesburg on Friday afternoon, as community members and civil society activists called for the release of Egyptian South African alim Shaykh Abdus Salaam Bassiouni. Sandton in Johannesburg came alive with the #FreeBassiouni protest held outside the African Union Summit,[…]

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AU summit chance for SA to mend fences with Africa

South Africa’s hosting of a summit of African leaders will give it the chance to repair relations with the rest of the continent, after an outbreak of xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals that left seven people dead. While President Jacob Zuma deployed the army to halt attacks on African migrants[…]

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