Entertainment Human Rights Watch accuses the Cameroonian army of abuses
The White House's petty dig at MBS shows Biden is serious about bringing Saudi Arabia to heel
The White House announced that Biden's opposite number in Saudi Arabia is King Salman. It was a clear dig at Crown Prince Mohammed, who is in reality running Saudi Arabia. The Biden administration seems reticent to engage with MBS given his nefarious human-rights record. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The White House effectively downgraded Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's status in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said the Biden administration will "recalibrate" how it treats the kingdom, and started by redefining President Joe Biden's opposite number.
In a damning report, the international organization Human Rights Watch accused Cameroonian soldiers on Friday February 26 of carrying out "one of the worst" attacks on civilians in the English-speaking area in recent years.
This is the attack in the village of Ebam in the southwest region where at least 20 women - four of them disabled - were raped and around 30 men beaten. The facts happened a year ago, on March 1, 2020, but have not heard much since. In question: the fear of reprisals among the victims.
For Ilaria Allegrozzi, researcher at Human Rights Watch, the attack is emblematic of what is happening in Anglophone Cameroon.Amnesty International has urged the Cameroonian authorities to conduct an urgent independent investigation into the Ebam attack. RFI tried to reach the Cameroonian authorities, but received no response.
US calls on allies to speak up against China’s abuses of Muslims .
The US said the world must be prepared to impose costs on Beijing for its crimes against minority Muslims in Xinjiang.The administration of President Joe Biden, who took office in January, has endorsed a determination by the previous Donald Trump administration that China is committing genocide in Xinjiang and said that the US must be prepared to impose costs on Beijing for its actions there, its crackdown in Hong Kong and threats towards Taiwan.