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UN Calls Attention to Sexual Violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict

The United Nations is urging a “zero tolerance” policy for crimes of sexual violence in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region.According to a statement from Pramila Patten, the U.N. secretary-general’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict, ...
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Burkina Faso’s National Reconciliation No Easy Path?

Burkina Faso’s reelected President Roch Kabore has appointed a minister for national reconciliation as part of a vow to end the country’s ethnic and political conflicts that are fueling terrorism.? However, resolving deep-rooted tensions over land and ...
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UN: More Peacekeepers Needed in Central African Republic

The United Nations’ top diplomat in the Central African Republic said Thursday that significantly more peacekeepers are needed to quell election-related violence that has caused nearly 60,000 people to flee the country.“The current capacity of the [U.N...
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