Seychelles: Parties Complain of Intimidation Ahead of Presidential Poll

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -As Seychelles gears up for the presidential elections set for December 3 to 5, 2015, the political atmosphere is electric in the Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands with a population of around 93,000 people.

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Congo-Kinshasa: UN Urges Authorities to Ensure Accountability for Election-Related Abuses

[UN News]A new United Nations report stresses the importance of ensuring accountability for human rights violations committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during the 2011 electoral period so as to prevent such crimes from being repeated during the next elections.

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Congo-Kinshasa: UN Rights Chief Concerned Over Civilian Safety As Fighting Continues in East

[UN News] The United Nations human rights chief today expressed deep concern over the safety of civilians living in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as fighting continues between the DRC national army and the M23 movement, an armed group led by a “particularly notorious group of human rights violators.”

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