Tag Archives: Protest violence

30 July 17

What will Ethiopia be like after state of emergency?

Last week, Ethiopia voted to lift the state of emergency that had been in place since October last year. The status was held in place for a period of ten months after the initial six-month spell was extended and civil
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29 July 17

Ethiopia ends state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.

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22 April 17

Ethiopia: Report says 669 killed in recent violence

A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.

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11 August 16

Ethiopia: 33 Killed as Protest Violence Escalates

Dozens of people were shot dead by Ethiopian security forces during protests over the weekend, according to residents and opposition officials.

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23 June 16

Burundi Cracks Down on Student Protests

A new form of conflict has broken out in Burundi – this time between the state and high school students.

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23 June 16

HRW: More Than 400 Killed in Ethiopia Protests

Human Rights Watch says at least 400 people have been killed by Ethiopian security forces since November 2015, during peaceful protests in the Oromia region.

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15 June 16

Time for Kenya to Prove It Can Host Peaceful Elections

As protests briefly pause in Kenya over the IEBC’s role in next year’s presidential election, fresh doubts over Kenya’s ability to hold fair, peaceful elections resurface.

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12 June 16

Kenya: 2 Killed as Protest Violence Continues

At least two people have been killed and five more injured after Kenyan police opened fire on a crowd of protesters in the western city of Kisumu.

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27 May 16

Kenya: Envoys Condemn CORD Protest Violence, Call for Talks

Kenya’s twelve biggest donors have condemned violence at protests on Monday which killed three people in two separate incidents.

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30 April 16

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas At Protests Against Student Killings

Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday, after they demonstrated against the killing of a student the previous day.

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