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26 Oct
Human Rights Watch has obtained rare testimony from the LGBTQ community in Qatar that states authorities in the country hosting the 2022 World Cup are arbitrarily detaining and ill-treating LGBTQ people.
21 Aug
A Sudanese security armoured vehicle on Thursday fired tear gas at demonstrators in Khartoum while it was pelted with rocks and bricks, as an anti-military campaign carried into its tenth month.
21 Jul
Security forces have fired tear gas on Hausa protesters who marched in several cities after clashes in the southern Blue Nile province. The UN said around 100 people had been killed in the unrest
31 Jan
One protester was killed as security forces confronted thousands of people protesting against military rule in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday (January 30), medics linked to the demonstrations said. The 27-year-old, Mohamed Yousef Ismail, was hit in the chest, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD) said.
22 Jan
The Central Committee of Sudanese doctors say seven civilians have been killed by security forces. UN Security Council members urged "utmost restraint."
5 Jan
The latest round of protests against Sudan's military are met with tear gas, sparking clashes with security forces. Rallies were held in Khartoum and neighbouring cities on Tuesday. Also, the first findings of an inquiry into corruption under former South African president Jacob Zuma establish that state decisions were shaped by private individuals and interests during his nine years in power. Finally, we sample the Pan-African offerings of award-winning experimental Congolese chef Dieuveil Malonga at his Kigali restaurant.
3 Jan
The Doctors Committee said two people have been killed by authorities. Sudan's military leader has vowed to crack down on protesters demanding civilian rule, saying they "would not achieve a political solution."
1 Jan
Doctors have accused security forces of firing live rounds at pro-democracy demonstrators and killing four of them.
20 Nov 2021
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso deployed police and the military to "take control of all the country's prisons" after scores of inmates were killed in gang clashes.
8 Oct 2021
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
26 Sep 2021
Security forces in Mapastepec, southern Mexico, block a caravan of several hundred mostly Central American migrants, including children, heading for the United States on foot.
5 Aug 2021
Afghans in Jalalabad city chant "Allah-u Akbar" (God is greatest) in support of the Afghan security forces, as part of calls to gather on rooftops at 9 pm following similar scenes the night before in the western city of Herat, that is under siege, after government forces countered the latest Taliban assault.

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