Sudanese security forces disperse protesters after PM Hamdok resigns
05 January 2022 | 10:10 am
The latest round of protests against Sudan's military are met with tear gas, sparking clashes with security forces. Rallies were held in Khartoum and neighbouring cities on Tuesday. Also, the first findings of an inquiry into corruption under former South African president Jacob Zuma establish that state decisions were shaped by private individuals and interests during his nine years in power. Finally, we sample the Pan-African offerings of award-winning experimental Congolese chef Dieuveil Malonga at his Kigali restaurant.
A Sudanese security armoured vehicle on Thursday fired tear gas at demonstrators in Khartoum while it was pelted with rocks and bricks, as an anti-military campaign carried into its tenth month.
The Iranian president has called for action to be taken against widespread protests following the death of a young woman.
In downtown Khartoum's al-Souq al-Arabi, travel agencies helping young Sudanese seek a brighter economic future in Egypt have replaced some of the once-packed hardware stores in the capital's main commercial hub.
Iranian-German taekwondo athlete Parisa Farshidi is thousands of kilometers from her family back home, and since protests swept Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini, keeping in touch has become difficult. As she worries for her relatives, Farshidi is determined to do all she can to help in the fight against the Iranian regime.
Human Rights Watch has obtained rare testimony from the LGBTQ community in Qatar that states authorities in the country hosting the 2022 World Cup are arbitrarily detaining and ill-treating LGBTQ people.
Demonstrators in Tehran called for Iran's supreme leader to be "toppled." In the southeast, an influential local cleric criticized the government's handling of the protests.
Thousands of Iranians taking part in the ongoing mass anti-regime protests have been arrested. In many cases, families and friends don't even know where the detainees are being held.
Over a thousand protesters marched through downtown Accra on Saturday, calling for the resignation of Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo amid an economic crisis that has hammered the cedi currency and seen fuel and food costs spiral to record levels.
They're throwing soup and sticking themselves to art and buildings. Across Europe, climate protesters are resorting to increasingly extreme methods to grab attention. In Germany, one climate group's daily protests are divisive.
Iranian officials and state-run media have slammed Berlin for its support for the anti-regime protest movement, warning that it would cause "damage over the long-term."
Workers at Foxconn, the largest supplier for Apple's iPhone, were attacked after protesting living conditions. The company is working within a closed-loop system, in line with China's restrictive COVID-19 measures.
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