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Some Zim schools expected to reopen in wake of violent protests

Amnesty International says that at least eight people have been killed since Monday.

EWN , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

WATCH: Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests

Eight people were killed on Monday when police and military fired on crowds, according to Amnesty International.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Countries now respect Nigeria because of Buhari

“I commend your effort in making sure that when there was a wrong insinuation by Amnesty International, that the Nigerian Military was acting in a manner that was unprofessional, you brought your voice to bear.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Rohingya exodus from India to Bangladesh hits 1,300 | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Amnesty International, among other rights groups, has blasted India for forcibly repatriating the Rohingya to Myanmar when persecution in Rakhine is ongoing.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Zimbabwe police arrest prominent govt critic Pastor Mawarire

Eight people were killed on Monday when police and military fired on crowds, according to Amnesty International.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Uneasy calm in Zimbabwe amid stay-at-home fuel price protest

Eight people were killed on Monday when police and military fired on crowds, according to Amnesty International.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Ivory Coast’s Ggabo to hear today when he will be released from prison

The court’s decision, however, represents a crushing disappointment to victims of the post-electoral crisis, many of whom testified against Gbagbo, according to Amnesty International.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

#ZimbabweShutdown: Soldiers patrol streets after deadly protests

Amnesty International condemned the military crackdown, saying at least 200 people had been arbitrarily detained and calling on Zimbabwean authorities to ensure restraint by security forces and respect the public's right to protest.

IOL , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Soldiers patrol Zimbabwe streets after protests kill three people

Amnesty International condemned the military crackdown, saying at least 200 people had been arbitrarily detained and calling on Zimbabwean authorities to ensure restraint by security forces and respect the public’s right to protest.

Reuters , Africa Jan 15, 2019

2019 election: What'll happen if Nigerians vote for Buhari

“In our slide into fascism, Nigerians are daily falling victims of extreme torture, illegal detention, extra-judicial and arbitrary killings, forceful crackdown on peaceful protesters and mass burial by unrestrained agents of the state, as detailed in the 2017/2018 Amnesty International (AI) Human Rights Report.”

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 15, 2019