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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.
3 Feb 2017
Police have fired tear gas at people who were paying their respects to Etienne Tshisekedi - the Democratic Republic of Congo's late opposition leader.

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