Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who went into exile following the disputed 2020 presidential election in Belarus, talks with DW about relations between Moscow and Minsk — and the assault on Ukraine.
Cristiana Chamorro, who has been on house arrest since June 2021, was formally placed on trial for alleged money laundering other crimes. President Ortega's government has cracked down on many opposition figures.
President Suluhu Hassan talked to DW about COVID vaccines, climate change and ties with the EU. But she declined to be drawn on the terrorism charges the leader of the opposition will now have to face.
Domingos Simoes Pereira, opposition leader in Guinea-Bissau, speaks to DW
Ethiopia has released opposition party leader Eskinder Nega after holding him in prison for a year and a half, his party said. Ethiopian state media has reported he was among several government critics set free.
7 Sep 2021
Two days after the putsch that ousted President Alpha Conde, his main political opponent, Cellou Dalein Diallo, told DW that he hopes the coup will lead to more democracy.
17 Aug 2021
Key Venezuelan opposition figure Freddy Guevara, arrested for "treason" and "terrorism" last month, was released Sunday -- days after the start of new talks between the opposition and government.
25 Jun 2021
Siarhei Tsikhanouski, arrested when he tried to run against Belarus' autocratic leader Alexander Lukashenko, has gone to trial. Exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya told DW the trial is far from fair.
8 Mar 2021
Four people have died in the Senegal's worst unrest in years. Those clashes sparked by the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. Kenya launches its vaccination campaign, as countries across the continent urge for vaccine fairness in the fight against the pandemic. And as Ivory's coast's opposition eyes a comeback in Saturday's legislative election, our guest Jessica Moody tonight tells us more about whether the country can hope for national reconciliation anytime soon.
8 Jan 2021
Uganda's main opposition leader has asked a tribunal in The Hague to investigate his country's president for human rights abuses. At an online press conference, police accosted Bobi Wine and dragged him from his car.
29 Oct 2020
An opposition party in Zanzibar says its presidential candidate was arrested when casting his vote. But police disputed the party's claims that officers had killed nine people.
26 Aug 2020
Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says embattled President Alexander Lukashenko must go, because protesters "will not step away." Speaking to DW, she also praised the support she's received from the EU.