7

7

results

Filter your results

Apply filters

Guinea: Military Rule Must End

"The killing of at least 160 participants in a peaceful demonstration, the rape of many women protestors, and the arrest of political leaders by security forces in Conakry on 28 September 2009 showed starkly the dangers that continued military rule …

West Africa Insight Vol 6 no.2: Youth, Protest and Technology: Disrupting the Status Quo

This journal comprises several articles on various subjects. In the first article on page 3: Taking on Gnassingbé, Africa's Last Strongmen, Wolali Ahlijah takes us inside the protest that begun in August 2017 to understand how they are continuing t…

The Implications of Al Bashir's Downfall on South Sudan

The Sudanese revolutionary forces that brought an end to a 30-year rule of President Omar Al Bashir find a lot of sympathy and support among the ordinary South Sudanese citizens, who, at one point before their own independence, suffered Al Bashir’s …

Malawians Support 2019 Post-election Demonstrations but Split on Government Power to Limit Protests

The Constitution of the Republic of Malawi (1995) stipulates that “every person shall have the right to assemble and demonstrate with others peacefully and unarmed.” In the aftermath of the 2019 general election, the country has been engulfed in a s…

Peace & Security Council Report Issue 127

On page 2 the article is titled: Mali’s military takeover puts popular protests in the spotlight. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta announced his resignation on Mali’s national television on Tuesday night, 18 August. Earlier that day he was detained …

Democracy and Development: Journal of West African Affairs, Volume 5 No 3: #EndSARS and Beyond - Protests, Politics, and the Public Sphere

The four papers in this issue address the themes of youth participation in the protests, the use, power, and increasing importance of social media, and the ticklish question of the utility of violence. The first article by Akinyetun Tope Shola “Soc…

Dissatisfaction with Eswatini's Democracy Rises

In June 2021, protests against police brutality following the death of a law student quickly gained momentum and transformed into a much larger call for democratic reforms in Eswatini. Protesters (mostly youth) across different constituencies marche…

Showing page 1 of 1