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Protests Continue in Mali’s Capital Calling for President to Resign

Police in Mali’s capital, Bamako, clashed with protesters early Wednesday, following a day of protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to step down, despite international mediation efforts to resolve the political crisis. Protests led by an opposition coalition named M5-RFP have raged since June,...
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Arrests of Zimbabwe Journalist, Opposition Leader Worry OHCHR

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said it is “concerned” that authorities in Zimbabwe may be using the COVID-19 pandemic as a pretext to clamp down on citizens’ freedoms. This week, police arrested a prominent investigative journalist...
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