Category: World Events

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4 Years Since The Rabaa Massacre, No One Has Been Held Accountable

4 years to the day, not a single Government official has been held accountable for their role in the Rabaa Massacre of 2013, during which Government forces led by President al-Sisi, whom had assumed control of the country through military coup 2 weeks earlier, literally slaughtered over 1,000 protestors in the streets of Cairo for opposing his rule. In the years to follow, as many as 1,700 people have been “disappeared” by Sisi’s regime, hundreds more have been incarcerated and journalists whom report on these events continue to be imprisoned without trial.

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Nigerian High Court Rules Against Forced Evictions in Mpape Settlement

Last November, in violation of international law, Nigerian authorities carried out forced evictions on coastal “slumlands” in Lagos – resulting in +30,000 refugees. 3 months later now, after Nigerian authorities have threatened to carry out more evictions in Mpape, courts in Nigeria have stepped forward to prevent their Government from carrying out this action – ruling all such activity “illegal.” 100,000’s of thousands of people would have become displaced without the courts intervention.