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Togo: Security forces clash with protesters, boy killed

Security forces in Togo used batons, tear gas and live bullets against protesters seeking an end to President Faure Gnassingbe’s rule on Wednesday and a child was killed in the ensuing clashes, according to Amnesty International.

Togo’s parliament debates constitutional reforms

Togo’s parliament is to debate a bill on Friday that seeks to reduce the term limit of the president following series of protests across the West African nation calling for an end to the 50-year Gnassingbe dynasty.

Togo restricts internet access amid protests

Officials in Togo have restricted access to the internet and some social media platforms as opposition party supporters continue with agitations demanding an end to the Gnassingbé dynasty.