Tunisia demonstrators defy lockdown to protest police brutality

Rally held to mark the anniversary of the 2013 killing of a prominent activist and to protest against police abuses. Hundreds of protesters backed by Tunisia’s powerful labour union gathered in central Tunis on Saturday, defying a police lockdown that blocked roads in a large area of the capital. The rally was held to mark […]

Nigeria: Four arrested in police brutality protests #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Arrests come weeks after Africa’s most populous country was rocked by the biggest anti-government protests in decades. Dozens of protesters took to the streets of Nigeria’s capital Abuja calling out police abuse, activists said, two weeks after the unrest over the issue rocked the country. Activists said four protesters were arrested on Friday. Footage on […]