Zimbabwe. Crackdown hits students protesting tuition hikes at the University of Zimbabwe: five others were arrested on September 14

Authorities must drop lurid charges against University of Zimbabwe students peacefully protesting tuition hikes and uphold their rights to freedom of assembly and expression, Amnesty International has said. September 15, 2022. What a travesty of justice: these students are being taken to detention and into courtrooms simply for asking for an affordable education Lucia Masuka, … Read more

Vietnamese noodle vendor arrested for posting video imitating Salt Bae

Mimicking the mannerisms of Nusret Gökçe, known as “Salt Bae”, would get a noodle vendor in Vietnam arrested. Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images A Vietnamese noodle vendor who made a viral video parodying Salt Bae has been arrested on charges of anti-state propaganda. The content posted by the 38-year-old noodle vendor was deemed as material distorting … Read more

Guinean opponents arrested, injured and left without care

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Guinean police took three members of a “wounded” coalition into custody during their arrest on Tuesday in Conakry, after statements targeting the transitional parliament and the justice system, we learned from their lawyer on Wednesday. The three people in police custody are members of the National Front for the Defense of the Constitution (FNDC), a … Read more

Nice: a priest injured with a knife in an attack without “a priori terrorist character”; the assailant was arrested

A priest was attacked, Sunday April 24 in the morning, in the Saint-Pierre-d’Arène church in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) where he was celebrating mass, announced on Twitter Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin. The assailant was arrested, he added: “The priest is injured. No vital prognosis involved. Solidarity with the parishioners and thanks to the police who quickly arrested … Read more