2021-04-22: News Headlines

Tom Anderson (2021-04-21). Campaigners take action against expanding private prison system that 'creates motivation to incarcerate'. thecanary.co A group of campaigners On Monday 19 April, campaigners The blockade carrie…

CNA (2021-04-21). Africa Sees 'Dramatic Increase In Jihadist Groups,' Says Global Religious Freedom Report. eurasiareview.com By Courtney Mares | Aid to the Church in Need published a religious freedom report Tuesday documenting a "dramatic increase" in the presence of jihadist groups, some aligned with the Islamic State, in Sub-Saharan and Eastern Africa. | "Over the last two years, jihadist groups have consolidated their presence in Sub-Saharan Africa and the region has become a haven for over two dozen actively operating — and increasingly cooperating — groups in 14 countries, including affiliates of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda," Marcela Szymanski wrote in the report published April 20. | "The development of these affiliates…