Posts Tagged ‘Opposition leader’

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition party vice president

Malaysian immigration authorities have detained Mu Sochua, vice president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The detention came ahead of a planned return of exiled CNRP leaders, including Mu Sochua and Sam Rainsy, the party’s founder, to Cambodia. The sources, […]

CSOs, opposition leaders, others condemn army’s invasion of Daily Trust offices

Several Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and opposition leaders have condemned the invasion of Daily Trust offices and arrest of its journalists by the Nigerian military on Sunday. Information from earlier reports described how Daily Trust offices in Abuja, Kaduna, Borno and Lagos were raided. The armed soldiers, who stormed these offices, arrested the newspaper’s journalists […]

Congo Opposition Calls Off Protests

Congo’s opposition has said it will obey a ban on public demonstrations after deadly street violence, cancelling a Friday protest against a referendum that could allow the president to extend his three decades in office. The country has been rocked by protests ahead of the planned referendum on Sunday to amend the constitution to allow […]