Tag: Protests

Madagascar: more protests, clashes likely nationwide ahead of 9 Nov. presidential vote

October 11, 2023

Madagascar's outgoing president Andry Rajoelina has launched his re-election campaign ahead of the 9 November vote, as UN Human Rights Office expresses concern about the ... Read More

Ethiopia: Tigray protesters demand Eritrean troops’ withdrawal, return of displaced

May 25, 2023

Thousands of people demonstrated on Tuesday (23 May) in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region, demanding the withdrawal of foreign troops and soldiers and the return of ... Read More

Ethiopia’s Amhara state hit by protests over govt’s plan to disarm regional forces

April 11, 2023

Scores of people have been killed in huge protests that have taken place in Ethiopia's Amhara region for the past few days against the federal ... Read More

Protests for jobs in Algeria’s marginalized south turn violent ahead of Hirak anniversary

February 11, 2021

Algeria’s oil and gas rich south is a tinderbox waiting to explode! The youth in Ouargla and many other cities took to the street, torched ... Read More

Protests against socio-economic hardship grip Algeria

February 3, 2021

Hundreds of Algerians have been staging demonstrations for several consecutive days in different provinces against hard life conditions compounded by the pandemic. The protests commenced ... Read More

Tunisia: Protests, violent clashes break out in several cities , over 600 rounded up

January 18, 2021

Tunisia was gripped Saturday and Sunday by chaotic scenes as anger mounts over economic hardship. More than 600 people were arrested after the of riots ... Read More

Algerian feminists mourn death of charred and raped lady

October 9, 2020

Protesters staged sit-ins in different Algerian towns to mourn the rape and abhorrent murder of a 19 year-old girl in the country where the feminist ... Read More

Eastern Libyan government resigns amid protests

September 14, 2020

The parallel Libyan government opposed to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has stepped down amid protests over deteriorating living conditions. Prime Minister of ... Read More

Second round of elections to be held in Mali despite coronavirus pandemic, protests

April 16, 2020

Voters are again called to the polls this Sunday, April 19, for the second round of legislative elections. The authorities have decided to maintain the ... Read More

Tunisia: Protests erupt in adverse effects of Covid-19 combat

March 31, 2020

Protests broke out Monday in parts of Tunisia after some citizens gathered to request the exceptional social aid promised by the government to help cope ... Read More