Sudanese authorities have arrested more than 800 demonstrators during an anti-government protest campaign over the past few weeks, Interior Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman has said. “The total number of protesters arrested until now is 816,” Osman told parliament on Monday, as reported by AFP. This is the first official figure[…]
Thousands of demonstrators have continued their protests in Kuala Lumpur for a second day to demand the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal. The crowd of yellow-clad protesters, who slept on the streets near the city’s Independence Square, woke on Sunday to mass exercises and[…]
At least four protesters have been killed and scores of others injured in the Egyptian capital as thousands took to the streets of Cairo against the government of President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, heeding to a call by the opposition Salafist Front. The protesters were killed after security forces opened fire[…]
Thousands of followers of a Shiite rebel movement in Yemen rallied on Monday in the capital Sana’a, blocking major roads as part of escalating protests aimed at forcing the government to step down. Backers of the Shiite rebel Houthi movement gathered at the Change Square in central Sana’a before marching[…]
The Pakistani government has brought a case against two opposition leaders at the centre of the anti-government protests that has seen the state television headquarters in the capital stormed earlier in the day. Police station secretariat in Islamabad has registered a case under an anti-terrorism act against politician Imran Khan,[…]
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