The Year of Rage: Human Rights in Africa in 2019

January 15, 2020 12:16 PM
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2019 was a year of mass protests on the African continent, with demonstrators filling the streets in capitals like Conakry, Harare, Khartoum and Kinshasa.  While the causes of their grievances varied, the protesters shared one unfortunate characteristic: a harsh response from security forces.  VOA’s Anita Powell brings us this report from Johannesburg.