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JUSTICE

What You Need To Know About The Male Guardianship System That Severely Diminishes Women’s Rights

There is an unfair male guardianship system limits women the ability to make important life decisions in certain Middle Eastern countries. Human Rights Watch discovered that in a country like Qatar, women must seek their male guardians' consent before getting hitched, receiving some types of reproductive health treatment, working in numerous government job or even receiving government scholarships to study abroad.

  13 days ago ago
What You Need To Know About The Male Guardianship System That Severely Diminishes Women’s Rights

HEALTH

Horrifying Photos of Corpses Believed to have been Abandoned in India Emerge as Covid 19 Surges On.

The Human Rights Watch organisation has shared some photos of corpses in rural India believed to have been abandoned in what indicated a surge in Covid 19 deaths.The country has been struggling with a more deadly variant that has exposed it to a higher mortality rate compared to other countries in the world.The photos clearly show a humanitarian crisis in the largely populated country but HowItIs Updates wasn't able to verify the authenticity of the organisation's claims.

  1 year ago ago
Horrifying Photos of Corpses Believed to have been Abandoned in India Emerge as Covid 19 Surges On.

SOCIETY

Was The Murder of Muvota A Case Of Extra-Judicial Killing?

Shocking details have emerged following the daylight killing of Samuel Mugoh Muvota in Mirema, Kasarani on Monday afternoon. However, a section of Kenyans online have dismissed and casted doubts on the report from the DCI’s Preliminary investigations indicating that the deceased had fallen out with some of his partners, who fled to a neighboring country immediately after the murder.

  2 months ago ago
Was The Murder of Muvota A Case Of Extra-Judicial Killing?

POLITICS

Police Officers Surrounds Mountain of Gold in Congo After Video Tape Went Viral

The DR Congo government has been forced to send police officers to tighten security in an area where one videotape showed villagers digging for gold in large quantities.

  1 year ago ago
Police Officers Surrounds Mountain of Gold in Congo After Video Tape Went Viral

JUSTICE

New Report Shows That Widows And Divorced Women Are Likely To Lose Out On Land And Property

A new report shows that married women are highly likely to lose property and land should their partners divorce them or die. The report by Fida Kenya and the Human Rights Watch says that stereotypes and tradition still tend to overrule equality laws. New legal reforms have recognized the equality of the both genders.

  5 months ago ago
New Report Shows That Widows And Divorced Women Are Likely To Lose Out On Land And Property

POLITICS

Karua challenges the political matrix of 2022 presidential election.

Martha wanjiru Karua is a well_known politician and advocate of Social justice as well as a former longtime Mp of Gichugu constituency. By now she id Raila Odinga's running mate under Azimio One Kenya coalition in Kenya. Martha has served more as an advocate of High court.

  2 months ago ago
Karua challenges the political matrix of 2022 presidential election.

COVID

Government Told To Reopen Schools Sooner Following The Impact Of Corona On children's Education

Education CS George Magoha Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has been under pressure from both sides of opinions. Those who want him to reopen learning institutions say that the child’s future is at risk with the many cases of children exploitation, destructive influence among other claims. You all remember Mr Joseph Enock Aura, with his petition to sue ministry of education in demand to have schools reopened this September. Those who oppose earlier reopening say that proper measures have to

  1 year ago ago
Government Told To Reopen Schools Sooner Following The Impact Of Corona On children's Education

SOCIETY

IPOA Releases Total Number of People Who Have Allegedly Been Killed by Police Officers

Photo (Courtesy) The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has released the total number of people suspected to have been killed by police officers so far. According to them, complaints against police officers have been on the rise, causing worry amongst Kenyans. According to a report released by the Human Rights Watch, IPOA is dealing with more than 2000 cases of killings done by police officers.

  11 months ago ago
IPOA Releases Total Number of People Who Have Allegedly Been Killed by Police Officers

POLITICS

Big Boost As Human-Rights-Watch Joins Bobi Wine In Demanding For These

There have been worries on how the Uganda government have been treating its political pundits.

  1 year ago ago
Big Boost As Human-Rights-Watch Joins Bobi Wine In Demanding For These

CRIME

Helpless Lady Butchered Live In Broad Daylight In Cameroon Amidst Attacks On Civilians

A disturbing video of a helpless lady being butchered in broad daylight in Cameroon has now emerged online. The video which was shared on Twitter by a twitter user by the name Thuo Kimani Githuku has attracted mixed reactions from citizens who condemned this inhumane act from two men seen in the clip. The undated video shows a middle aged lady with her hands tied up lying on the ground begging for mercy from two men, one with a panga, which he uses to butcher the woman. The unarmed man then drags the lady to

  2 years ago ago
Helpless Lady Butchered Live In Broad Daylight In Cameroon Amidst Attacks On Civilians

ENTERTAINMENT

EX-Nairobi Governor Advises Young Couples on Secrets of a Lasting Marriage

Since the entry of the Corona Virus in Kenya last year, Domestic based violence cases have been rising, something that has left many worried about the shape of marriages in the country.According to statistics by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and government data, 45 percent of women and girls aged 15 to 49 have experienced physical violence and 14 percent have experienced sexual violence in which many cases have not been reported to authorities and few women get justice or receive medical care.

  1 year ago ago
EX-Nairobi Governor Advises Young Couples on Secrets of a Lasting Marriage

JUSTICE

Cameroon Sentences Two Transgender Women To 5 Years In A Male Prison For Doing This

According to an article written by Human Rights Watch, Njeuken Loic (known as "Shakiro") and Mouthe Roland (known as "Patricia") both who are transgender women in Cameroon, are currently held at Douala Central Prison in their country.https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/05/12/cameroon-transgender-women-given-five-years-prison?s=09 Alice Nkom, who is the lawyer representing the two said that, " The sentence is a political one, sending a clear and chilling message that, 'We don't want LGBT people here in Cameroon'.

  1 year ago ago
Cameroon Sentences Two Transgender Women To 5 Years In A Male Prison For Doing This

HEALTH

High court suspends mandatory covid-19 vaccination requirement

The high court of kenya has suspended the ministry of health's (MOH) recent directives to prevent non-COVID- 19 vaccinated kenyans from accessing Government services and entering public places such as national bars, parks and restaurants. High court judge Anthony Mrima suspended the order pending a hearing of the case filed by a businessman who termed the directive "tyrannical" and a gross violation of the constitution

  7 months ago ago
High court suspends mandatory covid-19 vaccination requirement

POLITICS

How Museveni is harassing his opponents and activists in Uganda

According to CNN, police brutality in Uganda has been on rise. Law enforcement officers have abused opposition members in the past. There has been no effective investigation, prosecution or any form of justice for these abuses, even though Uganda law prohibits torture and require public officers to be held individually liable. Human Rights Watch has previously documented that Ugandan forces beat and arrested journalist covering protests. Uganda Communication Commission ordered 13 media outlets to explain why

  1 year ago ago
How Museveni is harassing his opponents and activists in Uganda

SOCIETY

Video: Kenyans Stuck In Saudi Arabia Cry For Help

Standard Digital posted another video a few hours ago showing Kenyans crying for help in Saudi Arabia. https://twitter.com/i/status/1421919430221647876 It should be remembered that the death and torture of Kenyans mostly young ladies, doing menial jobs in Saudi Arabia is an endless story. Many people have buried their loved ones who decided to look for greener pastures in the gulf country only for them to come home in a coffin.

  1 year ago ago
Video: Kenyans Stuck In Saudi Arabia Cry For Help

SOCIETY

Heart Breaking Scenes From An Attack That Targeted High School Girls Leaving More Than 85 Dead

It has been a really horrifying weekend as attackers target Sayed ul-Shuhada High School.It is alleged that the attackers do not value girls going to school thus only 30 percent of women in the region can only read.But what shone through is the determination of the girls to get education no matter what the circumstances.

  1 year ago ago
Heart Breaking Scenes From An Attack That Targeted High School Girls Leaving More Than 85 Dead

MILITARY

Ukraine's Envoy to the United States Alleged that Russia Used A Vacuum Bomb During Its Invasion.

On Monday, human rights organizations and Ukraine's ambassador to the United States accused Russia of using cluster and vacuum bombs against Ukrainians, weapons that have been condemned by a number of international organizations. Russian forces appeared to have used widely banned cluster munitions, according to Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, with Amnesty accusing them of attacking a preschool in northeastern Ukraine while civilians took shelter inside.

  5 months ago ago
Ukraine's Envoy to the United States Alleged that Russia Used A Vacuum Bomb During Its Invasion.

HEALTH

Horrifying Photos of Corpses Believed to have been Abandoned in India Emerge as Covid 19 Surges On.

The Human Rights Watch organisation has shared some photos of corpses in rural India believed to have been abandoned in what indicated a surge in Covid 19 deaths.The country has been struggling with a more deadly variant that has exposed it to a higher mortality rate compared to other countries in the world.The photos clearly show a humanitarian crisis in the largely populated country but HowItIs Updates wasn't able to verify the authenticity of the organisation's claims.

  1 year ago ago
Horrifying Photos of Corpses Believed to have been Abandoned in India Emerge as Covid 19 Surges On.

JUSTICE

Bobi Wine posts photos of ruthless officers on a mission

Bobi Wine has shared a photo in his social media pages taken in Uganda that shows a dozen armed men crowded in the back doors of a car with doors open.“This is how citizens are kidnapped in broad daylight by Gen. Museveni and his armed gangs & then taken to

  1 year ago ago
Bobi Wine posts photos of ruthless officers on a mission

POLITICS

Your Gates For Freedom Are Closed prime Minister Abiy Tells TPLF

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government 72-hour deadline for Tigray leaders to surrender expired on Wednesday and now the army has been ordered to move on the Tigray capital for the 'final stage of the operation', Mr Abiy warned residents to 'stay at The government gave the Tigray People's Liberation Front 72 hours on Sunday to lay down their arms or face an assault on Mekelle, the regional capital city of 500,000 people. Mr Abiy said that peaceful gate for separatist group to surrender to the federal government

  1 year ago ago
Your Gates For Freedom Are Closed prime Minister Abiy Tells TPLF