Tunisians want end to police brutality
17 June 2021 | 1:14 pm
In Tunisia, the death of a young man in a working-class neighbourhood during a police encounter on June 8 has sparked protests against police brutality. Human rights groups say the impunity that officers enjoy must end. Also, Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed says regional elections will be peaceful but the main opposition parties are boycotting the poll. And hundreds of thousands of people who were forced from their homes after a volcanic eruption in Goma last month are struggling to get by.
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