The opposition in Poland is demonstrating against a proposed media law, which may limit journalists' access to the parliament. The eurosceptic ruling party has been under fire since it came to power last year.
Leading Polish intellectuals, including a former president, are speaking out against the country's judicial reforms. Fearing Poland's democracy is at stake, they have urged the European Court of Justice to intervene.
The death toll in Nicaragua keeps climbing after dialogue failed to halt a resurgence of government-led violence against protesters. The Nicaraguan clergy went to Masaya to provide support to the locals.
The Ugandan parliament has voted to impose a tax on the use of social media. Opponents of the law argue it will be hard to enforce, could hit some of the poorest hardest and stifle criticism of President Yoweri Museveni.
Protests in Nicaragua have left as many dead in just two months as the Venezuelan crisis did over the course of several years. And with the country stuck in a political stalemate, experts say anything can happen.
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