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Day of the african child

KiyaTsegaye In 1976, thousands of black school children took to the streets of Soweto, South Africa. In a march more than half a mile long, they protested against the poor quality of their education and demanded their right to be taught in their own language. Hundreds of young boys and …

Making justice accessible to the poor in countries like Ethiopia could be a tricky exercise. When the law is what stands on the way, it becomes nearly impossible Kiya Tsegaye For the second time in a row Ethiopia observed a week-long activities dedicated to create awareness in the justice system. …

The country’s constitution entitles people under custody to a dignified treatment. Recent stories from its prisons reveal otherwise. Kiya Tsegaye   Following the infamous mass detention by the police in June 2011 of more than two dozen individuals, unsettling news of physical abuses against the detainees, particularly members of opposition …