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US Envoy To Haiti Resigns Over Treatment Of Refugees

CNN reports: Daniel Foote, the US special envoy to Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will “not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees” from the US-Mexico border. Foote stated in his resignation letter to Blinken that Haiti is wracked with poverty, crime, government …

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ZAMBIA: US Ambassador Threatened After Objecting To 15-Year Prison Sentence For Two Allegedly Gay Men

The BBC reports: The US ambassador to Zambia has said he has been threatened over his comments on the sentencing of a gay couple, deepening a diplomatic row. Daniel Foote said he was “horrified” by the jailing of Japhet Chataba and Steven Samba. A judge quashed an appeal against their conviction last week, sentencing them both to 15 years in …

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