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AFRICA-ASIA: Violence in the City

NAIROBI, 5 September 2007 (IRIN In-Depth) -

  • NIGERIA Guns, gangs, drugs feed growing delta violence

  • IRAQ Baghdad taxi drivers devise new survival tactics

  • Yves Habonimana, 25 "My legs were sore, my whole body swollen"

  • KENYA Security crisis in slum as sect and police clash

  • IRAQ Decline in municipal services boosts violence and disease

  • MOZAMBIQUE Murders point to police brutality, raising human rights concerns

  • Sect violence enters third day in capital

  • KENYA Thousands flee clashes in Nairobi slum

  • IRAQ Walls will increase violence, specialists say

  • MOZAMBIQUE Lynchings symptom of state failure

  • NIGERIA Kano residents prepare to flee ahead of elections

  • PAKISTAN Karachi violence stokes renewed ethnic tension

  • GUINEA Soldiers continue looting after president concedes to demands

  • SOMALIA More civilians abandon homes as skirmishes continue

  • OPT Gaza violence hampering aid deliveries, say humanitarian workers

  • IRAQ Baghdad Christians flee as violence against them mounts

  • NIGER Protesters target aid agencies

  • GUINEA Students demonstrate in interior

  • MOZAMBIQUE Neighbourhoods almost cleared of fallen weapons, military says

  • NIGERIA Kano residents prepare to flee ahead of elections

  • NIGERIA Security services deemed unprepared to stop election violence

  • NIGERIA As elections near democracy flounders

Theme(s): (IRIN) Conflict, (IRIN) Urban Risk


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