state of emergency

A New Government in Ethiopia Promises Major Political Changes

June 11, 2018

Following three years of protests in Ethiopia, former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned in February and now a new government is taking over, which promises to recognize a peace treaty with Eritrea, possibly bringing a long period of tensions to an end. We speak to Glenn Ford of the Black Agenda Report about Africa’s second…

Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Alt-Right Leader’s Speech

October 16, 2017

The University of Florida has taken several measures that benefit white supremacist Richard Spencer and his alt-right group ahead of their October 19 event on campus

France

November 17, 2016
French human rights and civil liberties activist Yasser Louati says extreme measures of mass surveillance targeting Muslims are not effective in deterring terrorism

Egypt

August 14, 2013
Brutal slaughter of MB designed to create a violent response and justify military rule