Yearbook 2012 Western Sahara. Forty people were reportedly injured, ten of them seriously, when military forces forcibly dispelled a demonstration in the capital El-Aaiún in January. In February, the official news agency of the Western Saharan Republic reported that residents…
Yearbook 2012 Tunisia. In the aftermath of the so-called Jasmine Revolution in 2011, many Tunisians expressed their disappointment at missing changes. Some, including academics and miners, demonstrated during the spring under the auspices of the union against the high unemployment….
Yearbook 2012 Togo. Parliamentary elections were scheduled in October but postponed due to contradictions between the opposition and the government on the electoral law. Another opposition requirement was that President Faure Gnassingbé should not be eligible for re-election in 2015….