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Uzodimma: Why we invited military to Orlu

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja; Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri and Emma Elekwa, Onitsha Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma on Tuesday defended the airstrike in Orlu, saying it was not meant to “crush” his people but to prevent a repeat of last October’s #EndSARS protests in the state. Uzodimma explained that protests and…
bubmag
February 24, 2021
Hongkong

US sanctions two more Myanmar generals after protest crackdown

US move follows military’s use of force against peaceful protests over the weekend that left two dead. The United States has imposed sanctions on two more generals involved in the February 1 military coup in Myanmar and said it did not rule out additional action after hundreds of thousands took…
bubmag
February 23, 2021
Hongkong

Somali president challenged in his bid to secure new term

GAROWE, Somalia - Somalia's president, whose four-year term expired this month, should not take part in talks aimed at resolving a dispute that has caused a delay in choosing a new head of state, one of Somalia's five regional governments said on Sunday. Parliament had been due to make a…
bubmag
February 21, 2021
Hongkong

Mass protests and funeral follow deadly shootings in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — Protesters gathered again Sunday all over Myanmar, a day after security forces shot dead two people at a demonstration in the country’s second biggest city. A funeral was also held for a young woman killed earlier by police. Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was the first confirmed death…
bubmag
February 21, 2021
Hongkong

Two dead in bloody day of Myanmar protests

Thousands of opponents of Myanmar's February 1 military coup have gathered again, undeterred by the bloodiest episode of their campaign the previous day which claimed two lives in Mandalay. Early on Sunday, police arrested a famous actor wanted for supporting opposition to the coup, while Facebook deleted the military's main…
bubmag
February 21, 2021
Hongkong

Thai protests outside parliament after prime minister survives no-confidence vote

Asia Hundreds of protesters gathering outside Thailand's parliament on Feb 20, 2021. (Photo: AP) 20 Feb 2021 08:44PM(Updated: 20 Feb 2021 08:50PM) BANGKOK: Hundreds of protesters gathered outside Thailand's parliament after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and nine ministers survived a parliamentary no-confidence motion on Saturday (Feb 20) after a four-day censure debate. "It…
bubmag
February 20, 2021
Hongkong

Four arrested after fresh rapper protests in Spain

By AFP     13 hours ago in World Four more people were arrested following another night of violent protests over the jailing of a rapper for controversial tweets, police said on Saturday. It was the fourth straight night that demonstrators had taken to the streets, although Friday night's the…
bubmag
February 20, 2021