Liam studied Social Anthropology and then a Master’s in International Affairs. He has written articles on security, transparency, and human rights, appearing in websites including Think Africa Press, openDemocracy, Asia Times, Global Voices, and the Guardian.
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A National Police communiqué said that officers were on patrol when they came across a crowd of young people at an unauthorized time and place.
Amazônia Real's report located the bodies of Yanomami babies who died with COVID-19. They had been buried without their families' knowledge. One baby remained for two months in a cold...
Marielle Franco case remains under state police without federal interference, rules Brazil High Court
Marielle's family members and advocates have feared that moving the case to federal level would make it vulnerable to interference by President Jair Bolsonaro, whose family has links with the suspects in...
"This is not the Africa of Lumumba, Nyobe, Cabral and Sankara."
In the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, the increase in fires in the Amazon could overburden even more the healthcare system, with more cases of respiratory problems.
Various threats, arrests, and detentions happened in under 15 days.
A study by Agência Pública shows that deaths and hospitalizations among black people with COVID-19 rose at a faster rate than among white people in Brazil.
Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza unexpectedly died, but the CNDD-FDD political party — in power since 2005 — continues.
"Fascism is also a virus"
Burundians voted on May 20 for a new president, with official results expected next week. The new president will face pressing questions on international relations, media repression, inclusive economic policies and...
The four jailed journalists with Iwacu were accused of threatening state security on the basis of a WhatsApp message sent as a dry joke while reporting on a rebel attack.
Recorded in Ntchinga village, the video shows the armed group bearing an Islamic State flag and a leader addressing the local people in Kimwan and Kiswahili languages, resembling a rally.
Almost half of Colombia's population depend on informal work.
Even with a law, São Paulo's municipalities are not fulfilling citizens’ right of access to information
Using Brazil's Law on Access to Information, Agência Mural asked 39 municipalities about their current objectives: Many ignored the requests, and the majority which replied did not send clear data.
The upcoming election in Burundi has been surrounded by concerns over security and transparency. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic poses another public safety concern.
"We were crowded and there was nobody to give us information or establish any control procedures. They only measured our temperature on arrival, nothing more."
In some of his YouTube videos, the user "Beleza em pessoa" criticized Mozambican prophets.
"I believe that by being here in the great chamber I will encourage and inspire many people by the things I will do during my mandate."
Nine residents of São Paulo favelas died during a military police operation in Paraisópolis in early December 2019.
New legislation criminalizes all types of invasion of privacy via mobile phones, and the publication of images or videos of third parties without their consent.