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Daily news – February 5, 2022

AFRICA African Union: Focus on Rights, Justice at Summit. Human Rights Watch: President Macky Sall of Senegal should ensure that civilian protection, human rights, and justice and accountability are the focus of the African Union’s agenda as he takes over leadership of the 55-country body, Human Rights Watch said today. The African Union (AU) summit is […]

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Daily news – February 4, 2022 p.m.

AFGHANISTAN What the US and its allies left behind in Afghanistan. Amin Saikal, The Strategist: The Afghanistan war is over for the United States and its allies. But the suffering of the Afghan people has multiplied under the extremist, repressive rule of the Taliban in the name of Islam. No country today is in as […]

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African Union suspends Sudan over coup (Al Jazeera)

The African Union (AU) has said it suspended Sudan from all its activities after the country’s military overthrew the civilian-led transitional government in a coup. The African Union Political Affairs Peace and Security on Wednesday tweeted the news of the suspension, an expected move typically taken in the wake of military coups. African Union suspends […]

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Palestinian Authority asks AU to revoke Israel’s observer status (Al Monitor)

The Palestinian Authority asked the African Union on Thursday to revoke Israel’s observer status in the organization. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki wrote a letter to the AU Executive Council, which is currently meeting in Ethiopia. He said Israel “must be held accountable and exposed, not rewarded and accommodated” and urged them to reverse the decision to grant […]

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African Union/Israel – The African Union, Israel and the futility of appeasement (Al Jazeera)

Marwan Bishara writes: For decades, African countries have supported the Palestinian liberation struggle against Israel, seeing in it parallels with their own anti-colonial movements. Likewise, the African Union has not hesitated to criticise Israeli international law violations and occupation of Palestinian lands. Most recently, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat condemned Israel’s war on […]

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African Union/Europe – African Union warns EU over vaccine certificate ‘inequality’ (Euractiv with AFP)

The African Union has warned that the European Union’s non-recognition of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in India risks disadvantaging people who received jabs in Africa. African Union warns EU over vaccine certificate ‘inequality’ – EURACTIV.com

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African Union/Palestine – The AU’s words of solidarity for Palestine are no longer enough (Al Jazeera)

Tafi Mhaka It’s time for the AU to return to its anti-colonial roots, and adopt substantial measures against Israel https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/5/21/the-aus-words-of-solidarity-for-palestine-are-no-longer-enough

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(African Union) Eight Priorities for the African Union in 2021 (Crisis Group)

https://www.crisisgroup.org/africa/african-union-regional-bodies/b166-eight-priorities-african-union-2021