Cameroon: Women, girls reject child “marriage”. AllAfrica reports on growing resistance to non-consensual marriages of underage girls in Cameroon.
Syria / Kurdistan: American Keith Broomfield killed in action against Islamic State. Rudaw reports that American volunteer Keith Broomfield of Massachusetts was killed in action against Islamic State forces on June 3 near Qentere, Syria. He’s believed to be the first US citizen to die in action fighting with the Kurds.