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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.
22 Aug 2020
The Russian opposition leader is reportedly in a coma after what his spokeswoman called a poisoning. Last year he was also suspected to have been poisoned.
22 Aug 2020
Fighting for fair elections in Belarus has made Maria Kolesnikova a leading opposition figure in the country. But until recently, the arts manager and musician had nothing to do with politics.
1 Feb 2020
The opposition leader has been accused of financial irregularities when she ran for president in 2011. The allegations are one part of a continent-wide corruption scandal involving construction giant Odebrecht.
25 Jan 2020
Zimbabwe's opposition leader promises a year of action on the streets
6 Jan 2020
The opposition leader has criticized police officers who prevented him from attending the National Assembly. He was due to be voted in as its leader for a second year.
21 Oct 2019
Guinea opposition trial: eight opposition leaders accused of organising protests
12 Jun 2019
In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok.
18 May 2019
Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from the crisis-hit nation.
29 Jan 2019
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.
10 Dec 2018
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.
3 Sep 2017
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Sunday that his coalition will not share power, two days after the Supreme Court annulled last month's presidential election and ordered a new poll within 60 days.

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