Stories from 24 October 2020
From Belarus to Thailand, Hong Kong’s spirit of resistance is nurturing grassroots protests elsewhere
While Hong Kong protests have influenced organisational and protest tactics in anti-authoritarian movements abroad, the current wave of grassroots uprisings, in turn, prompts Hongkongers to develop a transnational solidarity.
A potential oil spill in the area, environmentalists say, would be disastrous for both marine ecosystems and livelihoods.
President Buhari emphasized state power over the human rights demands of citizens. “As far as Buhari was concerned, the youths who were killed at Lekki did not count for anything.”
"Transparency and frequent consultation with political parties, candidates and other stakeholders are crucial to the acceptance of the results."