Maurice Kamto, the main opponent of Paul Biya, and 145 other activists arrested on January 26, were brought in for questioning in the night of February 12 to 13. They are accused of “inciting insurrection”. They were arrested with a warrant by the investigating judge of the Yaoundé Military Court, after having been charged with eight counts, including “group rebellion”, “hostility against the motherland”, “disturbance to the public order “and” incitement to insurrection “
Zambian opposition to report president at ICC
A number of political parties in Zambia have alleged that preside Edgar Lungu of promoting the political violence happening against political rivals. They have said that they intend reporting him to the International Criminal Court. The ten groups told the media in Lusaka that the president was to blame for the increase in violent crackdown of opponents. They showed an undated video of Hichilema fleeing police firing teargas.
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Haiti: Protesters burn an American flag
A group of protesters burned an American flag Friday afternoon in the heart of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, calling for help from Russia to solve the crisis that paralyzed the country. “We mean that we divorce completely Americans” said Bronson, a member of a small group protesters who set the flag on fire. According to participants in the rally, the current head of state Jovenel Moise, were placed in power by the United States.
Senegal: calls for calm after a death in the presidential campaign
Politicians and civil society in Senegal were calling for calm on Monday night after the first reported death since the start of the presidential campaign in clashes between ruling party and opposition party activists.
Senegal, which experienced two alternations in 2000 and 2012, and no coup d’etat, is presented as a model of democracy in Africa, but electoral campaigns are often littered with accusations of corruption, trafficking, misinformation and violence.