Day: June 8, 2021

Georgian Opposition Leader Freed After E.U. Posts Bail

Georgian opposition leader Nika Melia has been freed from pre-trial detention after the E.U. posted his bail. Melia, who was arrested on allegations of instigating violence during anti-government demonstrations in June 2019, is the chairman of Georgia’s United National Movement (E.N.M.) opposition party. Police stormed E.N.M. headquarters this past February

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Weighing In On Chad’s Democracy

The African Union’s Peace and Security Council commented on the Chadian government’s transition, reaffirming its support for the process and democracy in the country. When Chadian president Idriss Déby succumbed to injuries after a fierce fight with rebels earlier this year, the office was handed to his son, Mahamat Idriss

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Bolivian Police Find And Destroy Three Crack Cocaine ‘Mega-Factories’

In a recent announcement to the public, Bolivian law enforcement authorities have reported the discovery of three crack cocaine “mega-factories” found in the regions of central Cochabamba, south-central Santa Cruz, and eastern Beni. All three sites, which were concealed in national parks and forestry reserves in the regions, have since

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