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25 Nov
Are those protesting against Covid-19 restrictions just an angry few, or do they represent a much deeper malaise?As the Northern Hemisphere hunkers down for a new winter wave of Covid restrictions, backlash over these curbs is rearing up in Central Europe, the Netherlands and the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Some of the pushback is coming from fringe conspiracy theorists or muscle men, but many others have also lost trust in authorities and in what they see as heavy-handed measures and mixed messages. Is the unfiltered "anything goes" rhetoric that wins elections finally coming home to roost?
24 Nov
Are those protesting against Covid-19 restrictions just an angry few, or do they represent a much deeper malaise?As the Northern Hemisphere hunkers down for a new winter wave of Covid restrictions, backlash over these curbs is rearing up in Central Europe, the Netherlands and the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Some of the pushback is coming from fringe conspiracy theorists or muscle men, but many others have also lost trust in authorities and in what they see as heavy-handed measures and mixed messages. Is the unfiltered "anything goes" rhetoric that wins elections finally coming home to roost?
9 Oct
A months-long investigation by several European media partners included footage of Croatian police beating migrants trying to cross the EU border from Bosnia into Croatia. Such "pushbacks" are considered illegal.
9 Oct
A civil war has been raging in Cameroon since 2016. Separatists in Anglophone regions want their own state, called Ambazonia.
4 Sep
Local media have reported the Taliban fired tear gas and used batons to break up the second day of protests demanding that women's rights be protected.
1 Aug
The Belgian city of Dinant has seen one of its districts devastated by violent torrents of water and mud, leaving residents to clear up the mess and cars destroyed. Robert Closset, the Deputy Mayor of Dinant, says "I really ask our Belgian government to send specialists to guide us towards what we should do for the population, because this must never happen again."
12 Jul
 
27 Jun
A new report on terrorist activity in the EU has highlighted the threat of online propaganda during the pandemic. The research shows Islamist and far-right extremists have posed the greatest threat.
20 Apr
A panel of inquiry has been inaugurated by the Gombe state government to investigate the cause of the violent protest in Billiri town and make recommendations to the government.
30 Mar
Security forces shoot at protesters in the capital of Myanmar's Kachin State, Myitkyina, as protesters throw Molotov cocktails at them. Myanmar's security forces have killed nearly 90 people across the country according to a local monitoring group on the same day as the junta celebrates Armed Forces Day with a parade in Naypyidaw.
23 Mar
A demonstration against a new policing bill turns violent in Bristol, southwest England, after angry protesters attacked a police station and set vehicles alight. The government's proposed "Police and Crime Bill" would grant the police greater powers to crack down on disruptive protests
31 Jan
Unrest spread across Tunisia after the government imposed an anti-virus lockdown amid economic hardship. Many Tunisians are frustrated by the lack of political reforms a decade after the Arab Spring.

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