Violence

Human Rights. What is the Laogai system?

THE LAOGAI SYSTEM: China’s vast system of prisons and detention facilities in which inmates are forced to labor and endure Communist Party political indoctrination.

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.

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