Cameroon's main opposition leader Kamto arrested for protest
Cameroonian authorities arrested opposition leader Maurice Kamto on Monday (January 28), his lawyer said, after weekend protests that security forces dispersed with live bullets, wounding six people.
Togo protests turn deadly after government crackdown
Deaths were reported in Togo after security forces moved against protesters across the West African state. Opposition leaders accused "regime soldiers" of opening fire and urged their supporters to continue street demos.
Trump demands release of Venezuelan opposition leader
US President Donald Trump has called for Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to be released from prison immediately after the US placed sanctions on the Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El Aissami for drug trafficking.