Tag Archives: Protest violence

01 August 19

Sudan suspends schools after students killed in protests

Authorities in Sudan have suspended all schools as of Wednesday after four students were killed during protests.

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29 July 19

Ethiopia: Dozens killed in Sidama clashes

At least 25 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and activists in Ethiopia’s southern Sidama region.

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16 July 19

Sudan: Night protests held after civilian killed

Dozens of protesters marched in the streets of Khartoum on Monday night, this time over the killing of a civilian the previous day, allegedly by paramilitaries.

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01 July 19

Sudan: At least 10 people killed in latest protest violence

At least 10 people have been killed in the latest round of protests in Sudan with tens of thousands walking the streets of Khartoum to demonstrate against the country’s ruling military council.

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21 February 18

Sudan releases students, activists arrested over ‘bread protests’

Sudan has released more than 80 students and political activist who were arrested last month during deadly protests over rising bread prices and government policies.

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28 October 17

Ethiopia: Police fire live rounds at protestors in Oromia

Ethiopian police officers fired live ammunition at protesters in Oromia on Thursday to disperse crowds who were blocking roads in the town of Ambo.

18 October 17

Kenyan police have killed 67 opposition supporters, rights groups say

Rights groups say police in Kenya have killed as many as 67 people across the country since August’s failed presidential election.

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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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