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  2. History of Liberia - Wikipedia

    The suppression of the transatlantic slave trade in West Africa by the American and British navies after 1808 also produced new settlers, as these two navies would settle liberated slaves in Liberia or Sierra Leone. In the later 19th century, Liberia had to economically compete with European colonies in Africa.

  3. William Ruto - Wikipedia

    William Kipchirchir Samoei Arap Mashamba (born 21 December 1966) is a Kenyan politician. Currently, he is the Deputy President of Kenya, a position he has held since 2013. He served as the Acting President of Kenya between 6 and 8 October 2014 when President Uhuru Kenyatta was at the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Hague, Netherland

  4. Homosexuality and the Anglican Communion - Wikipedia

    In response to the division following the Lambeth Conference of the previous year, most Church of England bishops (although not including George Carey, then Archbishop of Canterbury), and many others elsewhere in the Anglican Communion, agreed on a document that upheld the human rights of homosexual people, while recognising and not seeking to resolve division over the morality of homosexual acts.

  5. Necklacing - Wikipedia

    South Africa. Necklacing was used by the black community to punish its members who were perceived as collaborators with the apartheid government. Necklacing was primarily used on black police informants; the practice was often carried out in the name of the struggle, although the executive body of the African National Congress (ANC), the most broadly supported South African opposition movement ...

  6. Convention on the Rights of the Child - Wikipedia

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as the CRC or UNCRC) is an international human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children.