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NUSOJ welcomes AU apology over Malaysian journalist's killing

National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today welcomed the apology tendered by the African Union (AU) over the killing of a Malaysian Journalist, Noramfaizul Mohd Nor, and the injuring of another, Aziz Reza Mazlan, on 2 September 2011 in Mogadishu by African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) deployed to keep peace in Somalia.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2011 11:04

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Journalists face threats in covering Isaac imprisonment in Eritrea

A Sweden-based journalist was publicly threatened Friday in connection with her reporting on the case of Dawit Isaac, a Swedish-Eritrean journalist who has been imprisoned in Eritrea for a decade without charge, according to news reports and CPJ interviews. A day earlier in New York, bodyguards for the Eritrean leader Isaias Afewerki pushed and threatened two Swedish journalists seeking to speak to the president about the Isaac case, the journalists said.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2011 11:05

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Passing of Dr. Wangari Maathai : Press Statement by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Passing of Dr. Wangari Maathai

Press Statement

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

September 26, 2011

I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Wangari Maathai. The world has lost a powerful force for peace, democracy and women's rights.

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United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security holds third consultative meeting in New York, 19 September

On 19 September, the United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its third consultative meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The African Union Commission and the United Nations Secretariat were represented, respectively, by Commissioner Ramtane Lamamra, and Under-Secretaries-General B. Lynn Pascoe (Political Affairs) and Susana Malcorra (Field Support), as well as Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General and Officer in Charge of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, and Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General designate for Peacekeeping Operations. They were accompanied by other senior officials from the two organizations.

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