June 24, 2018

Tension in Togo over banned opposition marches (Guardian)

Tension in Togo over banned opposition marches (Guardian)

Several cities in Togo were tense on Wednesday following clashes between opposition supporters, soldiers and police as demonstrators prepared to hold another anti-government protest the authorities have branded illegal.

In Lome, streets were blocked and most shops were shut in the commercial area of Deckon, according to AFP reporters in the capital.

In the southeastern neighbourhood of Be, an opposition stronghold, police and soldiers sought to disperse crowds of demonstrators using teargas. Read more

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