Protesters clashed with police throughout Guinea on Wednesday, as the first of several days of planned pro-democracy protests devolved into a hail of thrown stones and clouds of tear gas in cities across the country.
31 Oct 2022
Security forces in Chad open fire on protesters demanding an end to military rule. At least 50 people are reported to have been killed. Also in Chad, flooding triggers a state of emergency while across the border in Niger, the extreme weather claims 200 lives. We report from one of the worst-hit areas.
31 Oct 2022
Witnesses say that young demonstrators against the government of interim President Mahamat Deby are being tortured and killed. Deby has extended his stay in power for two years beyond the promised transitional period.
13 Nov 2021
The protesters are angered by October's election results, which saw pro-Iran groups lose seats in parliament. Security forces have been deployed to disperse the demonstrators.
10 Apr 2021
Police in Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, fire tear gas and arrest demonstrators calling for the departure of the UN's MONUSCO peacekeeping mission, who they accuse of having failed to stop civilian massacres.
9 Apr 2021
Deportation flights of asylum-seekers to Afghanistan remain controversial, due to the precarious security situation there.
10 Jan 2021
Demonstrators march through the streets of Chicago in memory of victims of gun violence. The number of victims has risen dramatically in the third-largest US city in 2020. Police in the Windy City recorded 762 homicides in 2020, up 55 percent from 2019, according to a December 27 count.
3 Sep 2020
Dozens of demonstrators were arbitrarily arrested and abused, according to an Amnesty International report. The anti-government protests broke out in November 2019 in response to a hike in petrol prices.
15 Jul 2020
Demonstrators think the searches of the offices of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev are an effort by the conservative prime minister to protect the country's oligarchy from graft investigations.
9 Jun 2020
Fighting broke out between rival protest factions after some chanted anti-Hezbollah slogans. Demonstrators also threw stones and smashed storefronts, angry at Lebanon's deepening economic woes.
1 Jan 2020
Demonstrators heed the call of trade unions and gather in Paris for a 24th day of strikes, rallying against President Macron's pension reforms.
24 Dec 2019
Hundreds of protesters blocked the road and blew whistles to prevent NPD supporters from rallying. The members of the far-right party had intended to drive through Eschede with flags, protest signs and a loudspeaker.