Violence

Afrique. Parce qu'à ses yeux il «salit l'image de l'armée», Kinshasa a refusé la diffusion du documentaire consacré au docteur Denis Mukwege qui répare les victimes de viols.

DOCTEUR M. Prévue à Kinshasa les 8 et 9 septembre, la diffusion du film de Thierry Michel et Colette BraeckmanL’Homme qui répare les femmes, La colère d’Hippocrate, n’aura pas lieu. Mercredi dernier, la République Démocratique du Congo a censuré ce documentaire consacré au combat du docteur gynécologue africain Denis Mukwege.

Africa. Online newspaper editor gunned down on Maputo street

KILLING. Reporters Without Borders is alarmed to learn that Paulo Machava, the well-known editor of the online Diario de Noticias newspaper, was gunned down on a Maputo street today against a backdrop of tension for media personnel in Mozambique.

Middle East. Islamic State Claims to Mint Gold Coins in Effort to Drive US to Financial Ruin

GOLD. The self-styled Islamic State (IS) claims it is now minting its own gold coins and other currency, according to a lengthy propaganda video released Saturday by the militant group.

Africa. LRA war crimes trial: Joseph Kony general abducted into Lord's Resistance Army as a child is charged with crimes against humanity

TRIAL. Dominic Ongwen was abducted as a child soldier – but now he is linked to LRA massacres He was a child soldier who rose to become an infamous commander in Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army. And today Dominic Ongwen appealed for sympathy from the International Criminal Court (ICC), where he faces war crimes charges. 

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