Tag: northern

Mozambique: Protect Residents Fleeing Northern Town

March 28, 2021
ISIS-Linked Armed Group Attacks Civilians in Palma Mozambique authorities should take urgent measures to protect civilians fleeing an armed Islamist group in the town of Palma, in northern Cabo Delgado province, Human Rights Watch said today. There has been heavy fighting since March 25, 2021, when the group known locally as both Al-Shabab and Al-Sunna

Mozambique: Fighting Displaces Over 500,000 in Northern Mozambique, Reports UN Refugee Agency

December 18, 2020
Attacks by armed groups and worsening insecurity in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado, Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces have displaced more than 530,000 people, many of whom have been forced to move multiple times, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday. According to the agency, majority of the affected families have sought refuge in the safer