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Thousands Of Women Rally Against Abortion Law In Argentina

Thousands of women, many sporting the green scarves that have become the symbol of Argentina’s abortion rights movement, rallied in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to campaign for a new bill to legalize abortion. Two years after a similar bill was narrowly defeated by lawmakers in the conservative South American country, activists have been buoyed by... Continue Reading →

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‘No Lyon, No Bayelsa,’ APC Members Protest At Government House

Some members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital on Friday occupied the streets and the Government House protesting the Supreme Court ruling which sacked the party’s elected candidate. The protesters, mostly women, and youths, also blocked some of the roads and made bonfires. Waving APC flags and bearing placards the... Continue Reading →

Indian Students Protest Against Forceful Strip For Menstruation Checks

Scores of women students staged a protest outside an Indian college saying they were forced to strip to check if they were menstruating. The students were told to undress after a used sanitary napkin was found in a garden outside Sahjanand Girls Institute, where they are banned from the hostel when they are having their... Continue Reading →

Guinea Postpones Elections Again, As Protests Continue

Guinea’s president announced Monday that parliamentary elections initially due in late 2018 would once again be postponed, as the country grapples with long-running opposition protests. President Alpha Conde said parliamentary elections would be pushed back by two weeks — from February 16 to March 1 — but offered no explanation. The current parliament continues to... Continue Reading →

Three Rockets Hit US Embassy In Protest-Hit Iraqi Capital

Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq’s capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands of protesters kept up anti-government sit-ins across the country. The attack marked a dangerous escalation in the spree of rocket attacks in recent months that have targeted the embassy or... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: PDP Abuja Protest Ends Abruptly As Members Escape Death

The protest embarked upon, on Monday, in Abuja by the leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party against the judgment of the Supreme Court on the 2019 Imo State governorship election has ended abruptly at the Eagle Square. The protesters, who had taken off from the PDP complex in Maitama, Abuja popularly called the... Continue Reading →

PDP Stages ‘Mother Of All Protests’ Against Supreme Court Judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has embarked on what it termed “mother of all protest” against last week’s Supreme Court judgment on Imo Governorship appeal. The Apex court on Tuesday nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state and unanimously declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as... Continue Reading →

‘Serve With Skirt’ A New Group Protests Harassment Of Corps Members For Wearing Skirts In Abuja

Corps members and some Nigerian citizens under the aegis of ‘Serve With Skirts’ on Wednesday, protested in Abuja over incessant harassment of Christian and Muslim corps members for wearing skirts instead of trousers. Convener of the group, Barrister Udochi Emmanuel Baba, while leading some corps members, who are victims, explained that there was no provision... Continue Reading →

Iraqi Protesters Torch Buildings, Block Roads Over PM Pick

Iraqi anti-government protesters blocked roads and bridges in Baghdad and the country’s south Thursday after torching several buildings overnight. The demonstrators oppose the entire political class and have vented their anger against leaders who are negotiating to nominate an establishment insider as the next prime minister Voice Of Africa reports. “The government is hostage to... Continue Reading →

Femi Fani Narrates Reason Activist, Adeyanju Deji Was Beaten By Alleged Pre. Buhari Supporters

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of Aviation has narrated how activist, Adeyanju Deji was beaten by alleged President Muhammadu Buhari supporters during a protest on Monday in Abuja. It was learned that Adeyanju alongside some other protesters were attacked while on their way to the Human Rights Commission to submit a letter demanding the release of... Continue Reading →

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