Macron condemns Chad violence, opposes ‘succession plan’
27 April 2021 | 3:38 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the repression in Chad, where at least two people have been killed in demonstrations against the military junta that took power after the death of President Idriss Déby.
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A video circulating on social media, which showed two women paraded naked on the streets after allegedly being gang raped, has received mass condemnation in India.
Emmanuel Macron said his government's task would be to "draw lessons from what happened." Rioting last month fueled by the killing of a French teenager of Arab descent resulted in looting and violent clashes with police.
Following the violent sexual assault of two tribal women in Manipur state, more cases of alleged rape and murder have been made public.
Chad's President Mahamat Idriss Deby met with Niger coup chief, General Abdourahamane Tiani, in Niger's capital Niamey on Sunday, after attending a summit with West African state leaders.
Members of the Meitei and Kuki communities are clashing over tribal rights in India's Manipur, with the conflict escalating into a series of horrific crimes against women.
Hindu marches followed by clashes with Muslims have become a growing concern for nominally secular India. Analysts say Hindu-nationalists, including the ruling BJP, are partially to blame.
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Niger's military junta on Friday announced ordered French ambassador Sylvian Itte to leave the country within 48 hours. Macron reiterated Paris' support for ousted President Mohammed Bazoum.
France says it will not budge in its refusal to engage with Niger's coup leaders. A month after their takeover, they issued a Monday deadline to the French ambassador to leave their country, but Paris has insisted its envoy will stay put. Also, Africa sets its own stage in Kenya for conversations about its experience of the ravages of climate change. With the first ever Africa climate summit now a week away, we speak to its CEO about the existential stakes faced by the continent.
Lawmakers from the Kuki community are now calling for the creation of a "separate administration" for the districts where they're in a majority.
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Manipur has long dominated women's football in India, but that success has been jeopardised by violent outbreaks. It remains to be seen if women's football can get back on track and play a part in unifying the state.
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