Malawi police use tear gas as opposition protests grow

Teargas is seen outside the Malawi Congress Party headquarters in Lilongwe, Malawi June 6, 2019, in this still image obtained from video taken from social media. Ulemu Msungama (Malawi Congress Party)/via REUTERS.

LILONGWE (Reuters) – Armed police used tear gas on Thursday to disperse demonstrators demanding the resignation of Malawi’s president after an election they say was rigged, escalating the state’s response to protests that began two days ago. Thousands of supporters of opposition parties took to the streets of the capital Lilongwe, a Reuters witness said, […]

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