Libya:Human Smuggling and Libya’s Political End Game

[ISS] Migrant boat crossings in the Mediterranean usually peak around July and August but the number of boats dropped dramatically in 2017. This comes largely as a result of a migration-focused unilateral intervention by Italy, which needed to show results to a frustrated electorate that has borne a lot of Europe’s migrant burden.

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Rwanda:Defence Minister Refuses to Face French Judge Over Habyaramina Death

[RFI] Rwanda’s defence minister has refused to comply with a French examining magistrate’s summons to face a witness who accuses him of involvement in the shooting-down of then-president JuvĂ©nal Habyaramina’s plane, an event that is believed to have sparked the 1994 genocide.

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