Eswatini deploys army to quell pro-democracy school protests

Publisher:
Aljazeera
Published
Topic(s)
Humanitarian Sectors - Education
English

Soldiers and police have been deployed across schools in Eswatini where, for weeks now, students have been protesting to demand political reforms, according to pro-democracy groups.

School students in Africa’s last absolute monarchy, formerly known as Swaziland, have been boycotting classes and staging low-key protests for the past month.