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16 Oct 2019
A Guinea court on Wednesday suspended the trial of eight opposition leaders accused of organising protests against President Alpha Conde, as fresh rioting broke out in the capital Conakry.
12 Oct 2019
Leaders of an opposition coalition in Guinea were arrested on Saturday, just two days before planned demonstrations against a possible attempt by President Alpha Conde to seek a controversial third term.
11 Oct 2019
Residents of Iko community in Eastern Obolo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State yesterday protested against alleged ill- treatment by an Indian firm, Sterling Energy Exploration and Production Company.
27 Sep 2019
Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi on Friday dismissed a call for a second weekend of protests as "no reason for concern", with hundreds already arrested in an intensifying crackdown on a rare show of discontent on the streets.
5 Sep 2019
When the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested by agents of the Department of State Services (DSS), it was for his mobilising a critical mass of Nigerians across various platforms in readiness for protests against what he termed bad governance.
15 Aug 2019
To go on a protest when the need arises is a fundamental right of the man. But many countries, including Singapore, do not allow protest, even for peaceful reasons. Regardless, Singapore is ranked among others as a country in the First World.
10 Aug 2019
Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, who is presently in detention, on Friday, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order to vacate the ex parte order that gave the Department of State Service (DSS) the legal backing to detain him for 45 days.
4 Aug 2019
Germany on Sunday said a Moscow police crackdown on peaceful protests "violates" Russia's international obligations and undermines the right to fair elections in the country, a day after hundreds were detained at an opposition rally.
13 May 2019
The Organised Labour on Monday protested the infringement of workers’ rights by Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment. Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said the protest was to express their grievance against workers treatment during a rally at the resident of Ngige on Wednesday in Abuja. The protesting workers held…
15 Jan 2019
Sudanese police Tuesday fired tear gas at crowds of demonstrators chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital, a day after President Omar al-Bashir insisted protests will not lead to a change in government. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since December 19 when angry people took to the streets in towns and villages against a government…
9 Dec 2018
Togo's opposition has accused the government of deploying police and soldiers in a brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections. Security forces fired teargas and fought running battles on Saturday with demonstrators in the capital, Lome, and several other cities across the country. Both the government and the…
4 Aug 2018
More than 100 people were injured in Bangladesh Saturday after police fired rubber bullets at students protesters, a doctor and witnesses said, a major escalation in a stand-off between the government and demonstrators. For the last week students have brought parts of the capital Dhaka to a standstill with a protest against poor road safety…

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