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World - War in Sudan
7/5/2024 2:50:25 PM
Pro-democracy activists in Sudan late on Thursday said around 25 people drowned in the Nile while trying to flee fighting between the Sudanese army and paramilitary forces in the southeast.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
7/4/2024 3:24:24 PM
Around 25 people have drowned in Sudan's southeast while trying to flee fighting between the Sudanese army and paramilitary forces, a pro-democracy activists' committee said Thursday.

World - International
6/27/2024 10:29:13 PM
Supporters of Bolivia's president rallied outside his palace on Thursday after a failed coup attempt a day earlier, giving some political breathing room to the leader of this economically troubled country as they chanted pro-democracy slogans.

World - War in Sudan
6/7/2024 7:07:58 PM
Pro-democracy activists in Sudan reported Friday about 40 dead in "violent artillery fire" the previous day by paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) targeting Omdurman, Khartoum's twin city.

World - War in Sudan
6/6/2024 5:43:41 PM
A Sudanese pro-democracy activists' committee Thursday reported "more than 104" dead in a single day when paramilitary forces attacked a village, as the UN warned of mass displacement and starvation.

World - War in Sudan
6/6/2024 11:37:50 AM
Sudan's paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) killed "up to 100" people in an attack on a central Sudan village, a local pro-democracy activists' committee said Thursday.

World - Africa
9/29/2023 12:31:04 PM
Voters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, cast their ballots on Friday for legislative elections that despite recent -- and deadly -- pro-democracy protests are unlikely to change the political scenery in the tightly controlled kingdom.

World - Region
8/3/2023 1:05:00 PM
Israel is being rocked by a wave of mass protests calling for the country’s democracy to be upheld. But the pro-democracy movement lacks any clear message of opposition to Israel’s open-ended military occupation and rule over millions of Palestinians.

World - International
7/4/2023 12:33:59 PM
Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that eight pro-democracy activists who now live in the United States, Britain, Canada and Australia will be pursued for life for alleged national security offenses, dismissing criticism that the move to have them arrested was a dangerous precedent.

World - International
6/4/2023 1:09:04 PM
China tightened already strict access to Tiananmen Square in central Beijing on Sunday, the anniversary of 1989 pro-democracy protests.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/10/2023 10:10:30 PM
While Sudan’s generals have unleashed indiscriminate destruction and occupation on wide swaths of the capital, Khartoum, neighbourhood resistance committees and pro-democracy activists have stepped up to respond to the needs of citizens.

World - Region
4/1/2023 2:09:44 PM
Sudan’s military leaders and pro-democracy forces will delay the signing of an agreement to usher in a civilian government, both sides said in a joint statement issued early Saturday.

World - International
1/9/2023 5:24:12 PM
Brazilian authorities vowed Monday to protect democracy and punish thousands of supporters of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed and trashed the nation’s highest seats of power in chaos with striking similarities to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

World - International
12/30/2022 5:22:47 PM
Beijing ruled Friday that Hong Kong's leader has the power to decide whether foreign lawyers can be involved in national security cases in the city - a decision that could effectively block a prominent pro-democracy publisher from hiring a British barrister for his high-profile trial.

World - Region
12/19/2022 5:55:50 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Monday at protesters in Khartoum who rallied against a tentative deal aimed at ending the crisis provoked by last year's military takeover, AFP correspondents said.

World - Region
12/5/2022 3:07:10 PM
Sudan's ruling generals and the main pro-democracy group on Monday signed a framework deal until elections to establish a new, civilian-led transitional government.

World - International
11/30/2022 11:00:00 AM
Former President Jiang Zemin, who led China out of isolation after the army crushed the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989 and supported economic reforms that led to a decade of explosive growth, died Wednesday. He was 96.

World - Africa
10/25/2022 11:22:14 AM
Sudan on Tuesday blocked internet access across the country as pro-democracy activists marked the first anniversary of a military takeover that derailed the transition to civilian rule, a web monitor said.

World - International
10/18/2022 8:07:16 PM
The UK's foreign office on Tuesday summoned a top Chinese diplomat in London over footage of a Hong Kong pro-democracy protester being assaulted in the grounds of a Chinese consulate in Britain.

World - Region
7/21/2022 9:51:25 PM
A Sudanese pro-democracy protester was shot dead Thursday during rallies against a military power-grab, taking the toll of those killed in crackdowns since the army takeover to 115, medics said.

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