Protesters in Eswatini, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, long for democracy • FRANCE 24 English

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Eswatini, a landlocked country nestled between South Africa and Mozambique, was called “Swaziland” until 2018. The very last absolute monarchy on the African continent has been facing a growing wave of unrest since June 2021. What initially started as peaceful demonstrations was met with repression, violence and death. King Mswati III is being blamed for not listening to his subjects’ demand for a modern political system and more democracy. As the protest movement keeps growing, Caroline Dumay and her team bring us this report from the troubled monarchy.

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