Cameroon has detained hundreds more supporters of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who is facing treason charges after leading protests.
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Sudanese police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Sudan’s capital Khartoum during a civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule.
Protest leaders in Sudan are urging people to participate in acts of civil disobedience to pressure the military after deadly disruption of recent sit-in.
In the Middle East, it has often begun the same way: a popular swell of street protests against long-entrenched autocrats and demonstrators .
Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders vowed to press campaign of civil disobedience until ruling military ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice.
Malawi police used tear gas Thursday to disperse supporters of the opposition Malawi Congress Party protesting President Peter Mutharika’s re-election.
Thousands of protesters gathered Monrovia, marking Liberia’s largest anti-government demonstration since George Weah became president in early 2018.
The money was “derived through corruption” during the presidency of Sani Abacha in the 1990s, according to Jersey’s Civil Asset Recovery Fund.
At least 350 members and supporters of Cameroon’s main opposition party, including its vice president, were arrested across the country this weekend .
Protest leaders in Sudan rejects a proposal to negotiate with military generals, saying call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters.