Militants Burn Down Villages in Latest Mozambique Attack
Hundreds of families fled their villages after members of an armed Islamist group burned down their homes in night attacks. The gas-rich north of the country has seen at least 39 people killed and the displacement of more than 1,000 since May 2018, according to Human Rights Watch.
Aisha, a resident of Naunde, said that on June 5, she woke up at 2 a.m. hearing gunshots and people screaming.
A sudden upsurge in brutal violence in northern Mozambique, including the beheadings of women and children, has sounded alarms that a violent jihadist movement like Boko Haram or Read more »