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Mozambique Should Protect Civilians During Insurgent Fight

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Click to expand Image A man walks by the main entrance to the city on March 8, 2018 in Mocimboa da Praia, Mozambique. © 2018 Adrien Barbier/AFP via Getty Images Mozambique’s authorities should ensure the military takes measures to protect residents as it battles to retake a port that fell to islamist insurgents this week. The northern Mozambique port town Mocímboa da Praia was attacked Tuesday by members of an Islamic State (also known as ISIS)-affiliated group known locally as Al-Sunna wa Jama’a (ASWJ). By Wednesday, ASWJ had occupied the local port, after defeating army soldiers guarding…

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