Togolese Police Kill Seven Protesters

    This statement was originally published by on mfwa.org on August 21, 2017. There has been a bloody crackdown on peaceful anti-government protesters in Togo, with the opposition reporting seven deaths, while official sources report two fatalities. The simultaneous protests were held in four cities across Togo – Sokode, Kara, Anie and Lome – to demand term limits on the presidency and an end to the “Gnasingbe dynasty.” President Faure Gnasingbe...