Sudan’s security forces opened fire today on protesters in South Darfur’s largest camp for displaced people, killing at least 5 and wounding more than 20. The residents were protesting, for the third consecutive day, a planned visit by President Omar al-Bashir.
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Despite a rare peaceful transition of power and relatively peaceful elections in the Central African Republic, the country remained insecure, unstable, and beset by serious human rights violations.
Political violence and government repression intensified in DR Congo in 2016 as President Joseph Kabila clung to power beyond his constitutionally mandated two-term limit, despite widespread opposition.
Otsieno NamwayaAfrica researcher
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