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One killed in Sudan as thousands rally for faster reform

1 July 2020, 5:28 PM

One person was killed and several others injured during largely peaceful demonstrations in Sudan on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets demanding faster reform and greater civilian rule in the country’s transition towards democracy.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong says he will be ‘prime target’ of new security law

26 June 2020, 4:37 PM

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong believes he will be a “prime target” of Beijing’s move to impose national security legislation on the Chinese-ruled city that critics say will crush its much-coveted freedoms.

Police pepper spray Hong Kongers defying ban to mark Tiananmen

4 June 2020, 6:31 PM

Police pepper-sprayed some Hong Kong protesters on Thursday who defied a ban to stage candlelight rallies in memory of China’s bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown, accusing Beijing of stifling their freedoms too.

South Africa marks 26 years of Freedom

27 April 2020, 8:25 AM

Monday marks marks Freedom Day in South Africa, that celebrates the dawn of democracy 26-years-ago, but this year there won’t be public celebrations as the coronavirus pandemic has forced people indoors.

Monday marks 26 years of freedom

26 April 2020, 11:06 AM

On Monday South Africa will mark Freedom Day since the dawn of democracy 26-years-ago, and this year there won’t be celebrations.



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