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.
Lawmakers allied to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on Saturday approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests.
The protesters were demanding President Jovenel Moise’s resignation over allegations of fraud and mismanagement of government funds.
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.
Polls have closed in Kazakhstan where police detained hundreds of protesters and several journalists as the country held a snap presidential election.
The mass demonstration was one of the largest in the city’s history and a stunning display of rising fear and anger over the erosion of civil liberties.
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.