HRW urges investigation into Senegal protester deaths
Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Senegal to launch an independent investigation into the deaths of protesters during the unrest that rocked the usually tranquil West African state last week.
#OccupyLekkiTollgate: Police arrest suspected protesters
Nigeria police have arrested some #ocuupyLekkiTollgate protesters as they converge at the Lekki toll plaza.
Algeria police arrest anti-government protesters
Algerian police arrested around ten demonstrators at an anti-government protest in Algiers on Saturday, an AFP journalist said. Nearly 300 protesters tried to march in the capital
As poverty deepens, Lebanon protesters step in to help
With volunteer kitchens, makeshift clinics and donation centres, Lebanon's protesters are helping their compatriots survive the worst economic crisis since the civil war
Protesters rally against US military on Okinawa
Thousands of demonstrators rallied on the Japanese island of Okinawa on Sunday against the heavy US military presence and violent crimes by American personnel that have angered residents for decades.
Kenya police crack down on protesters
Kenya police have used tear gas and water cannon against stone-throwing protesters during a demonstration in the centre of Nairobi against an electoral oversight body, which the opposition wants to scrap.
Lebanon government powerless as protesters escalate campaign
Lebanon's divided government appeared powerless on Wednesday to address a growing protest campaign that began over a trash crisis and escalated with activists occupying the environment ministry. On Tuesday night, police forcibly evicted several dozen protesters who had occupied part of the ministry in a surprise bid to force the minister's resignation. The protest was…