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News November 2011

Sudan – New Countries, Old Problems

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Oasis’s journalist Andrea Pin met Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, Emory Law School (USA). Here are excerpt of the interview.   Now the world has two Sudans. Do you think that we should consider this as a political success, a compromise or a failure?       It is obviously too…

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Nigeria – Terror and tensions

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Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram – which has conducted various terror attacks and bombed the UN headquarters in the capital, Abuja last August – is fighting to overthrow the government and create an Islamic state. The group’s official Arabic name is Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, which means “People committed to the propagation of…

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Security – Crisis Tracker

The Lord Resistance Army (LRA) was born in northern Uganda to fight the government there and establish a theocratic government led by the Acholi, one of the ethnic groups living in Uganda and South Sudan. The group is led by Joseph Kony, who claims to be a medium and speak with the Holy Spirit. For…

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Mauritania – Invisible Blacks

Since early September, Black Mauritanians are demonstrating every week against a census organised by the government which, they say, will increase racial discrimination and deprive many of them of their citizenship. In Paris, about 1,500 marched on October 2nd in homage to 19 years Lamine Mangane, who was shot dead earlier by the police at…

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Advocacy

Feeding people during the Covid-19 emergency.

With the declaration of the health emergency in Ecuador, all activities and services taking care of poor people were suspended. The experience of Caritas’ dining…

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Baobab

The Herons and the Tortoise.

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful lake, near a big mountain. There lived many animals in the water and on the banks of the…

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Youth & Mission

Young People lead the protest against racism, discrimination and social…

More and more young people are joining protests around the world and are playing an increasingly important role to protest against racism, discrimination and social inequality. Is…

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