Luke Milewski

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Eyewitness to Hope and Hell in South Sudan

A mother prepares food for her child at a United Nations camp, where more than 100,00 displaced people seek security and<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Dominic Nahr<p>1 of …

Apartheid - Facts Summary

Birth of Apartheid<p>Racial segregation and white supremacy had become central aspects of South African policy long before apartheid began. The …

20 Years Ago, South Africa Replaced Apartheid With Freedom

The anniversary of the fall of apartheid on Sunday takes on a special poignance this year.<p>Exactly two decades ago, centuries of white-only rule were effectively dismantled as South Africans of all races were able to vote for the first time.<p>It will be the first year that South Africa marks the …

The Rwandan Genocide - Facts Summary

Background: Ethnic Tensions in Rwanda<p>By the early 1990s, Rwanda, a small country with an overwhelmingly agricultural economy, had one of the highest …

Conflicts in Africa — Global Issues

Author and Page information<p>This Page Last Updated Saturday, September 27, 2014<p>This page: http://www.globalissues.org/issue/83/conflicts-in-africa.<p>To …

World Report 2015: Rights Trends in World Report 2015: Sudan

Sudan saw no progress in its abysmal rights record in 2014. Instead, new episodes of conflict in Darfur, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile states …

World Report 2015: Rights Trends in World Report 2015: South Sudan

Horrific attacks on civilians began within 24 hours of the start of South Sudan’s new war in mid-December 2013. Thousands of civilians have been …

World Report 2015: Rights Trends in World Report 2015: Nigeria

Intensified violence and atrocities by Boko Haram, Nigeria’s home-grown militant insurgent group, dominated the country’s human rights landscape in …

World Report 2015: Rights Trends in World Report 2015: South Africa

The government’s inability to address critical socio-economic and political rights issues such as unemployment, corruption, and threats to freedom of …

World Report 2015: Rights Trends in World Report 2015: Rwanda

The 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide was commemorated in ceremonies and other events across Rwanda, and in many other countries.<p>Progress in …

Nigeria: Violence Mars Political Landscape

• Tweet Widget<br>• Facebook Like <br>• Email<br>(Abuja) – Intensified violence and atrocities by Boko Haram dominated Nigeria’s human rights landscape in 2014, Human …

Dispatches: Nigeria’s New President, Boko Haram, and Rights

Against the odds, Nigeria has succeeded in carrying out a mostly peaceful presidential election. The campaign was marked by bitter, divisive, and …

FACTSHEET: Explaining Nigeria’s Boko Haram & its violent insurgency

Much of the world learned of the Boko Haram terrorist group after they kidnapped 276 school girls from their dormitory in the town of Chibok in 2014, …

Anatomy of a Boko Haram Massacre

Just before dawn on the morning of Jan. 3, Boko Haram fighters opened fire on a Nigerian army base near Mile 4, a small Nigerian village a few …