Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Anti-Slavery International warmly welcome the landmark ruling of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) in the case of Said and Yarg Salem against Mauritania.
The overflow of Rongkok River due to the heavy rain has caused flooding in North Luwu, Province of South Sulawesi. The local government reported 4,000 houses being submerged and 39 families have been moved to the evacuation centre due to the incident.
In Garut, Province of West Java, over 1,200 people were affected by flood. The incident was triggered by the overflow of Cibarengkok River after torrential rain poured the area.
Slavery in the Darfur region of Sudan has worsened, credible sources told Anti-Slavery International during our recent visit in December.