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Peru’s interim president resigns after days of unrest

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Peru's interim President Manuel Merino has resigned after just five days in office, in the wake of violent protests over the ousting of his...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigerian government says deeply concerned about “mystery” gunfire on protesters

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday said it is still deeply concerned about the recent gunfire on protesters campaigning against police brutality in the...
Bulgarian Protesters

Bulgarian protesters call off nightly anti-government demos

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The daily evening protests against the Bulgarian government have come to an end after almost four months. The government quarter in Sofia was unusually quiet...
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Rage at Polish abortion ruling shows no sign of abating

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Thousands took to the streets of Polish cities on Wednesday, capping a week of daily protests that started after a top court decision that...
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Italy hit by more violent protests against coronavirus restrictions

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Protests against the Italian government's anti-coronavirus restrictions have spread across the country, with violent incidents overnight to Tuesday in Milan and Turin. In Milan, several...
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One dead after gun shooting at protesters in Nigeria’s economic hub: official

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One among 28 injured people has been confirmed dead following a massive shooting at a protest ground in the southwestern state of Lagos, Nigeria's...
Protesters Nigeria

ECOWAS Commission expresses concern over Nigeria

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The ECOWAS Commission, has expressed concern over demonstrations by Nigerian youth calling for police reform, particularly the abolition of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)...
Police Brutality

Protesters breach prison, free inmates in southern Nigeria

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Dozens of inmates were set free by protesters who broke into a prison on Monday in Nigeria's southern Edo state, an official confirmed. The incident...
Protesters Nigeria

Protesters attack governor’s convoy in SW Nigeria

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The convoy of Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun State in southwest Nigeria, was attacked by protesters on Saturday in Osogbo, capital of the state,...
Police Brutality

Nigerians continue to protest against police brutality

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Protesters peacefully keeping vigil in objection to police brutality across Nigeria on Friday held a night of remembrance for those whose lives were allegedly...
Sooronbai Sharipovich Jeenbekov

Kyrgyz leader demands peace amid instability after elections annulled

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Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbay Jeenbekov demanded peace between rival political groups in the Central Asian republic on Wednesday after recent parliamentary elections were annulled amid...
The protesters moved to a new location after McDonalds vacated its headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois

Protesters, police injured during clash at anti-lockdown protest in central London

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At least three protesters and one police officer were hurt and treated by medical staff on Saturday during clashes at an anti-lockdown protest in...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Australian police warn of zero tolerance for anti-lockdown protesters

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Police in the Australian State of Victoria have hit out at plans for a third weekend of anti-lockdown protests, saying they will take...
Protesters lie down for a minute of silence in the position George Floyd was in when he died during a rally against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Protesters clash with police in Australia as lockdown tensions flare

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Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in the Australian state of Victoria on Sunday, as frustration over an ongoing COVID-19 lockdown boiled over. ...
Donald Trump

One killed in Portland as Trump supporters clash with protesters

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One person was shot and killed on Saturday night in downtown Portland, the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, after tensions between...
Members of Lebanese security forces clash with protesters in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, on June 13, 2020. Clashes between the Lebanese army and protesters in Tripoli's demonstrations on Saturday led to the injury of 20 people including four army members. (Photo by Khalid/Xinhua)

Armed group indiscriminately fires at protesters in Tripoli – Libyan government

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The Interior Ministry of Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday said that an armed group had indiscriminately fired at protesters in...

Anti-U.S. protest erupts in Syria’s Hasakah

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An anti-U.S. protest erupted in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah on Friday, state news agency SANA reported. The protesters gathered in the village of Qasir...
Donald Trump

Trump warns protesters defacing statues to face up to 10 years in prison

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that protesters who deface statues would face up to 10 years in prison, one night after...
black lives matter

California officials probe 2 separate hanging deaths of African American men

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Authorities are investigating two separate hanging deaths of African American men in Southern California as "Black Lives Matter" protests continue to spread across the...
black lives matter

“Black Lives Matter” protests spread to European cities

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More "Black Lives Matter" protests against racism and police brutality took place on Sunday in European cities such as Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Budapest, Madrid...
George Floyd

Anti-racism protests swell as Democrats draft legislation to overhaul police accountability

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A new wave of mass protests swept across the United States and Europe over the weekend as Democrats are proposing to overhaul legal...
protesters in Lebanon

140 injured in clashes between police, protesters in Lebanon

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Secretary General of Lebanese Red Cross Georges Kettaneh announced on Monday that the number of injured people reached 140 during Sunday's clashes between protesters...
Sudan

Amnesty International cautions Sudanese authorities to stop firing at protesters

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Nine people have been reportedly killed in Sudan since protesters began a sit-in at the military’s headquarters in Khartoum on 6 April, with police...
Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir

Sudanese President Pledge to Negotiate with Protestors

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Wednesday that the door of dialogue would remain open to young protesters in the country. Those who took to the...

Amnesty International cautions Sudan’s security forces to stop killing protesters

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Amnesty International has cautioned Sudan’s security forces to stop their ongoing deadly onslaught on protesters and medical personnel. Amnesty International made said this following...

Stern Police Crackdown on Protesters Need to Stop Now

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Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate the heavy-handed police crackdown on yesterday’s protests in which at least one man was shot...
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Ugandan police arrest dozens of protesters

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Police in Uganda on Thursday arrested dozens of protesters including the Mayor of the capital Kampala for leading demonstrations against the amendment of the...
Amnesty International

Kenyan authorities asked to probe police killings

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The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International...
Amnesty International

Hundreds of Darfuri Students Protesters Blockaded

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The Sudanese authorities must end the continued discrimination of Darfuri students at universities, said Amnesty International today as more than 1,000 Darfuri students of...

Hundreds of anti-Buhari protesters storm National Assembly

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Hundreds of anti-Buhari protesters marched through the National Assembly complex Thursday demanding for an independent National Assembly. Carrying signs that said, 'Don't...