Protest

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 News
Aug 12th, 2013
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GREG NICOLSON spent the long weekend at a service delivery protest in Protea South, Soweto. Exhausted by trying to describe images of the hope, chaos, and despair that define such events, he opens the dictionary to define pictures of a dusty community, tired of promises, and in need of electricity. D...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 10th, 2013
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By Philipp Sandner, DW Muslims in Ethiopia are angry over the detention of 29 religious leaders and activists and are calling for their release. They believe they have been wrongly accused of terrorism. Speaking to DW, Claire Beston, an expert on Ethiopia at Amnesty International said “we think...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 18th, 2013
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GONDAR, Ethiopia,  – Since the violent quashing of political protests after the ruling party won Ethiopia’s 2005 elections, this East African nation has seen little in the way of political dissent. That is, until the last few months. Since June, the country has witnessed mass protests in three ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 14th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Ethiopian activists on Sunday July 14 requested the release of writers and political detainees imprisoned under anti-terror legislation in demonstrations in two major towns. In extraordinary open overflows of annoyance, individuals walked calmly in the towns of Gondar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 19th, 2013
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(AFP) CONAKRY — Youths clashed with security forces in Guinea on Tuesday, a day after authorities in the west African nation praised a rare peaceful pro-democracy demonstration in the country. Youths in the suburbs of the capital Conakry erected barricades and burned car tyres while chanting slogans ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 1st, 2013
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Police fire water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Cairo during violent demonstrations about the country’s leadership.   Protesters throwing stones at security forces in Cairo One person has been killed and dozens injured during clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 11th, 2012
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Several hundred Egyptian protesters breached a concrete and metal barricade outside the Cairo presidential palace, as groups gathered for rival rallies over Mohammed Morsi’s constitutional referendum proposal. There was no violent confrontation despite the tensions surrounding the determination...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2012
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LIBYA IS inadvertently in turmoil. The civil-strife torn country, which was gradually becoming a hub for private militias, witnessed a jiff of fresh air as protesters tore down the offices of a jihadi organisation that was allegedly involved in the cold blooded murder of US diplomat Christopher Steve...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 27th, 2012
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Women from the “Let’s Save Togo” coalition have called on all females in the country to refrain from sex for a week to force Togolese men into supporting the group during their demonstrations against the government. For weeks, Togo has seen clashes between security forces and protesters who are...