Cameroonian migrants deported from UAE face conflict or exile

[Published here September 17, 2021]

BEIRUT, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Just months ago, Cameroonian migrant Wilfred Christopher had a home and stable job as a pastry chef in Abu Dhabi.

Now, the 26-year-old fears for his life after authorities in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) deported him to Cameroon – where his home region is mired in conflict.

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From Middle East to India, women ‘violated’ in Pegasus hack

[Produced with colleague Rina Chandran and published here August 11, 2021]

BANGKOK/BEIRUT, Aug 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Dozens of women across India, the Middle East and North Africa who were likely targeted for surveillance by governments using Pegasus spyware are now at a heightened risk of being blackmailed or harassed, tech experts and victims said.

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