Thousands of Sudanese turned to the streets wednesday in new demonstrations against a military coup that occurred in October.
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The protesters who have been fighting tirelessly for democracy wanted to recreate the two days of barricading in Khartoum last week.
Tsewang Norbu, 25, famous Tibetan singer died of self-immolation on 25 February this year protesting Chinese government repression.
In Russia, Putin’s attack on Ukraine is unpopular. Russian authorities, as expected, are cracking down on anti-Ukraine war demonstrators.
On February 10 and 11, 2022, three Egyptian activists went on hunger strike to protest their lengthy pretrial incarceration.
An Iranian newspaper reported February 20 teachers protested this weekend in more than 100 cities over delays in salary, pension reforms.
To undermine the push for greater civil liberties and democracy, Algerian authorities are arresting human rights defenders and activists.
Tunisia is the only Arab country to emerge as a democracy from the Arab Spring. President Kais Saied, is overturning that achievement.
State authorities in Iran have been imprisoning peaceful labor rights advocates as part of a growing campaign of political repression.
Those identified from protests in 2019 face continuing fears of retribution under the now-authoritarian regime in Hong Kong.