Zimbabwe's opposition parties, human rights groups and churches mark the one-year anniversary of the day when the army killed about a dozen people protesting against the delayed release of election results, in Harare, Aug. 1, 2019. (Columbus Mavhunga/VOA)
At Thursday's event marking the army killings, Zimbabwe's main opposition party said Harare must compensate the injured, as well as the families of those who were killed
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 17:34
Kenya Police Accused of Extrajudicial Killings
Human Rights Watch says Kenya's police force has carried out extrajudicial killings of at least 21 young men and boys over the past year
Kenya Police Accused of Extrajudicial Killings
Rights group says police killed at least 21 men and boys in Nairobi's low-income areas in the last year; police have not commented on the report
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:23
Nigerian Court’s Labeling Muslim Sect 'Terrorists' Spikes Tensions
Rights activists say military used excessive force in 2015 massacre of 350 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria
Somalia's government says, Aug. 1, 2019, Mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman has died after being badly wounded in an al-Shabab extremist attack in his office on July 24.
The spokesman for president says Abdirahman Omar Osman died in Qatar, where he had been airlifted for treatment after the July 24 attack
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:19
FILE - Soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe, following demonstrations by opposition party supporters, Aug. 1, 2018.
US sanctions former Zimbabwean general over post-election killings in Harare a year ago
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:44
People wave national flags as they demonstrate against the killing of protesting children, who were shot dead when security forces broke up a student protest in Khartoum, Sudan, Aug. 1, 2019.
Sudanese pro-democracy activists have posted videos on social media showing thousands of people taking to the streets in Khartoum
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:38