Demonstration (people)

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 4th, 2013
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Addis Ababa — Ethiopia’s youngest opposition party, the Blue Party, says it will try again to hold a demonstration against the government. The party had planned to hold a protest this past weekend, but was stopped when more than 100 members were arrested. The Blue Party held a successful demons...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Sep 1st, 2013
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(AP) – An opposition leader in Ethiopia says police have prevented his group from staging a rally to demand the release of jailed activists. Yilkal Getnet, who heads the opposition Blue party, said Sunday that police raided their headquarters in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Saturday night and b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica The ousted Egyptian Leader Mohammed Morsi family has accused the Egyptian army of abducting him. Speaking to repoters in a news conference in Cairo, Shaimaa the daughter of Mohammed Morsi stated that the family was using legal measures against the army. Morsi continues t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 21st, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Edmonton – The standoff involving two Ethiopian groups drawn more than 45 cops, Saturday mid-day – Belmead Community Centre at 182nd Street and 90th Avenue. The demonstrators around the street began cheering, waving Ethiopian flags, one Canadian flag, as well as...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 10th, 2012
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Nouakchott – Thousands of Mauritanian opposition activists staged a march and sit-down protest in Nouakchott on Wednesday evening, calling for former coup leader President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz to step down. The turnout was larger than on 02 May, when the demonstrators tried to occupy a squar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Mar 12th, 2012
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Rabat – Morocco’s state news agency says anti-government riots have spread in the northern part of the North African country, resulting in serious injuries among security forces. Security forces broke up a protest march on Sunday from the village of Imzouren in the Rif mountains about 450...
By benim
In News
Oct 7th, 2011
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Freetown – Sierra Leone’s two opposition political parties say they’re boycotting the opening of parliament. Both parties say they won’t take part in Friday’s session unless the ruling party investigates reports of political violence going back two years. Sierra Leone is...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 11th, 2011
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Malawian activists are planning a mass protest for Wednesday after talks with the government on political reforms that could see the United States and Britain resume aid to the country became deadlocked. Civil rights groups want President Bingu wa Mutharika to explain his pers Visiting My Ex Fiance T...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 23rd, 2011
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Cairo – Egyptian youth protesters vowed on Saturday to remain in Tahrir Square until their demands are met, in escalating tension between demonstrators and the military council running the country. Egyptian military police fired shots in the air and beat demonstrators blocking a main road in Al...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 20th, 2011
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One person was killed and several others were injured as demonstrations against the government turned violent across Malawi on Wednesday and police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters, police said. Malawians said they were protesting against persistent fuel and foreign exchange reserve sh...