Global Week in Review: Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Gets Underway in Jamaica

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  • UK Hunger Striker Close to Death
  • Democracy Still a Long Way off For Zimbabwe
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  • African Aviation Boosted by Rise in Tourism
  • A Billion Dollar Breakup
  • The Afro-Brazilian Struggle for Equality
  • Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Gets Underway in Jamaica

UK Hunger Striker Close to Death

Isa Muazu, a Nigerian man seeking asylum in the U.K., began a hunger strike in protest to being detained at an immigration removal center near London’s Heathrow Airport. 

His lawyers have described the 45 year old’s condition as critical. 

(Photo: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

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