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21 Oct 2020
Protests that began about two weeks ago over abuses by the police's loathed Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have spiralled dramatically with violence reported in several cities.
20 Oct 2020
Hoodlums hijacking protests should not be mischaracterised - Awosanya
19 Oct 2020
Thousands of demonstrators opposing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rally in Jerusalem, as coronavirus restrictions, that previously limited demonstrations, are lifted.
16 Oct 2020
Young Nigerians took to the streets to force the end of a notorious police unit last week. The call to #EndSARS was ultimately met and protesters seem determined to stay on the streets to hold power to account.
11 Oct 2020
Hundreds of Algerians have defied a nationwide ban on protests and taken to the streets of Algiers to demand democratic change and mark the anniversary of 1988 demonstrations that ushered in reforms.
15 Sep 2020
An interim government in eastern Libya has resigned hours after protesters set fire to its headquarters in Benghazi. Protests also erupted in the cities of Al-Marj, Sabha and Al-Bayda.
14 Sep 2020
At least 11 people have died and hundreds more have been left injured as protests continue across Colombia over the death of a man repeatedly tasered by police. Demonstrators first took to the streets of the capital Bogota on Wednesday after video emerged of attorney Javier Ordonez pleading with uniformed officers, who shocked him with the weapon at least five times as he lay on the ground.
11 Sep 2020
Violent protests and riots rock Bogota following the death of a man who was repeatedly tasered by police. Demonstrators took to the streets of the Colombian capital on Wednesday after video emerged of Javier Ordonez pleading with uniformed officers, who shocked him with the weapon at least five times as he lay on the ground. Five people have died in the demonstrations.
30 Aug 2020
Berlin's "Moor Street" is set to change its name to "Anton-Wilhelm-Amo-Strasse" to honor Germany's first black scholar. Anti-racism initiatives and activists have welcomed the proposal.
1 Aug 2020
A bombing in the majority Shiite town of Parachinar, near the Afghan border, has brought crowds of protesters to the streets. Angry locals say security forces are failing to protect them from Sunni extremists.
11 Jul 2020
An exhibition marking the first anniversary of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests is held at Taiwan Comic Base in Taipei. It features more than 100 artworks ranging from hand drawings, posters and multi-media projects from artists in Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Australia. The recent imposition of a sweeping new national security law on Hong Kong has sent chills through Taiwan, deepening fears that Beijing focus next on seizing the democratic self-ruled island.
21 Jun 2020
As tens of thousands in Germany flock to anti-racism protests, two prominent Green politicians have called for the term "race" to be removed from German discrimination law. "We need to unlearn racism," they said.

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