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Tripartite mechanism stresses safety of Sudanese protesters in upcoming demonstrations

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua |Ā A tripartite mechanism tasked with facilitating intra-Sudanese dialogue on Monday urged the Sudanese security forces to protect the protesters during expected demonstrations planned for Tuesday. “The mechanism urges the security forces to exercise maximum restraint and protect the rights of protesters with freedom of expression, association, …

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Kenyan police kill four over protests against wildlife invasion

Kajiado, Kenya | Xinhua |Ā Four Kenyans were killed Thursday after police opened fire on a crowd of protesters in Kajiado County, the eastern part of the country. Mashuru police commander Charles Chepkong’a said seven others were injured and admitted to a local hospital following the fracas in the Masimba area. …

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Mayuge protest: Police shoot one dead, injure four others

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |Ā Police have shot dead 23-year-old Muzafalu Kalinaki, a resident of Mayuge town council in Bugiri district while attempting to disperse rowdy protesters at Mayuge police post. He was hit on the head when police opened fire to disperse protesters who stormed the post baying for …

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UN chief calls for end to violence in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua |Ā UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for an end to violence in Sudan to allow mediation efforts. “First and foremost, we want to see an end to the violence. We condemn very clearly the use of live ammunition and lethal force against demonstrators yesterday,” said …

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Sudanese leader orders probe into street protest casualties

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua |Ā Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Tuesday ordered to establish a committee to probe into Monday’s clashes between street protesters and security forces which resulted in the deaths of seven protesters. The committee should submit its report in 72 hours, the sovereign …

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UN chief condemns violence against protesters in Sudan

United Nations | Xinhua |Ā UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned the continued violence targeting protesters in Sudan and called on the Sudanese security forces to exercise utmost restraint and adhere to their obligations in relation to the rights to freedom of assembly and expression, said his spokesman. Guterres has …

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14 Sudanese killed in domestic protests

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua |Ā At least 14 protesters were killed on Wednesday during demonstrations in Sudan, the health ministry of the dissolved Sudanese government said. On Wednesday, Khartoum and other cities witnessed huge demonstrations against measures recently adopted by the Sudanese army commander, including dissolving the government and appointing a …

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Kabale residents protest continuous illegal entry of Rwandans

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |Ā Residents of Butanda sub-county in Kabale district staged a peaceful demonstration protesting the continuous entry of Rwandan nationals into Uganda through porous borders. The residents mostly taxi drivers blocked Butanda-Rubaya-Kabale road at Habubaare trading centre in Butanda sub-county using their vehicles on Sunday afternoon. They …

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Police shoots protester dead in Butebo district

Butebo, Uganda |Ā THE INDEPENDENT |Ā One person has died following injuries sustained after police officers in the Eastern district of Butebo shot and critically injured four people at Butebo health center. The police deployed shot live bullets during an exchange between them and a rowdy mob mostly of boda boda riders. …

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