The violence took place on the second day of protests against the peacekeeping mission MONUSCO for failing to protect civilians in a region marred by decades of violence.
Anti-government protesters withdraw from presidential palace, the presidential secretariat and the prime minister’s office but vow to press on with their demands
Sri Lanka’s opposition political parties will meet to agree on a new government a day after the country’s president and prime minister agreed to resign in the country’s most chaotic day following months of political turmoil.
Nearly a dozen unions have organised a nationwide two-day strike, with universal security coverage and an increased minimum wage on the list of demands.
The jailings come exactly two years after a gang of men dressed in white and wielding sticks attacked protesters returning from a rally at the height of anti-Beijing protests in 2019.
Myanmar military expresses sadness for protest death toll, which it puts at 164, and airs video testimony of a former top Yangon official alleging corruption by ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, including receiving cash, gold bars and silk.
Protesters in Myanmar faced live fire and stun grenades as they continue to demonstrate against the military’s removal of Aung San Suu Kyi despite deadly weekend violence.
Top military official tells a judicial committee that soldiers indeed carried live bullets during October 20 protests in Lagos city where shootings killed several people causing both local and international outrage.
Several anti-government protesters were injured during demonstrations in the capital Bishkek against the results of disputed parliamentary elections.
Protesters gathered in Bangkok for the most ambitious rally so far in a pro-democracy campaign that has shaken up the government and Thailand's conservative establishment.
UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says the shooting of Jacob Blake and killing of Daniel Prude while in police detention show the need for "urgent and profound action" to combat systemic racism as well as racial discrimination in policing.
The new toll ups the number of deaths according to Amnesty International by almost 50 as the organisation urges the international community to ensure those responsible are held accountable.
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