Boycotts

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga waves to the surrounding crowds of supporters as he drives around the Kawangware slum, after attending a church service there, in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. Warning that Kenya is in "grave danger," Odinga said in an interview with The Associated Press earlier on Sunday that the country's repeat presidential election was a sham and that a new vote should be held within 90 days. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
October 29, 2017 - 11:59 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan government official on Sunday accused opposition leaders of inciting riots and attacks on police since a repeat presidential election, while opposition chief Raila Odinga visited a Nairobi slum and told thousands of cheering supporters that the government intends...
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An opposition supporter runs past a burning barricade built from material looted from the property of a man of the Kikuyu tribe, that they broke into in the Kawangware slum of Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Stone-throwing protesters who support opposition leader Raila Odinga clashed with police who fired tear gas and water cannons. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
October 27, 2017 - 2:27 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fears of further bloodshed led Kenya's election commission to postpone voting planned for Saturday in some opposition strongholds, citing safety concerns for its workers as deadly clashes continued between police and protesters. It was the second voting delay in four out of...
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A opposition supporter reacts after burning tyres during demonstrations in Mombasa, Kenya, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Kenya is holding the rerun of its disputed presidential election Thursday, despite a boycott by the main opposition party and rising political tensions in the East African country. (AP Photo)
October 26, 2017 - 7:44 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police on Thursday fired bullets and tear gas at stone-throwing protesters in some opposition areas during the repeat of the disputed presidential election, reflecting bitter divisions in a country whose main opposition leader urged followers to boycott the vote. One...
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National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters in Kenya's lakeside city of Kisumu, Kenya, burn tyres in streets Wednesday Oct.25, 2017, a day before the country goes to the polls. The chief justice of Kenya's Supreme Court says the court cannot hear a last-minute petition to postpone Thursday's presidential election because it does not have a quorum of judges, as Chief Justice David Maraga appeared alone in the court Wednesday morning and said only he and one other judge had been able to attend the hearing. (AP Photo)
October 25, 2017 - 12:55 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The leader of Kenya's main opposition party urged his supporters to boycott a rerun of the disputed presidential election scheduled for Thursday amid rising political tensions and fears of violence in the East African country. Jubilant supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta,...
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October 23, 2017 - 5:35 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is embarking on one of the most perilous weeks in its political history, preparing for an election re-run that the main opposition group plans to boycott in a blow to a country once heralded as a beacon of regional stability. The tension building ahead of the planned...
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File - In this Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, Lebanese film director Ziad Doueiri, speaks to journalists after being released by a military court, in Beirut, Lebanon, . A Palestinian film festival on Sunday canceled the screening of a movie by Doueirifollowing pressure by activists who opposed his previous work in Israel. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
October 22, 2017 - 12:16 pm
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian film festival on Sunday canceled the screening of a movie by a Lebanese-French director following pressure by activists who opposed his previous work in Israel. "The Insult," the latest movie by director Ziad Doueiri, was set to close the Palestinian Days of...
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FILE - This is a Feb. 3, 2017, file photo showing Jemele Hill attending ESPN: The Party 2017 in Houston, Texas. ESPN anchor Jemele Hill has been suspended by the network for two weeks for making political statements on social media. Hill, who is African-American, received criticism from the network last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist." On Monday, oct. 9, 2017, Hill targeted Jerry Jones, after the Dallas Cowboys owner stated that players who disrespect the flag would not play for his team. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 3:53 pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN anchor Jemele Hill has been suspended by the network for two weeks for making political statements on social media. Hill, who is African-American, received backlash last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist" after he suggested players be...
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October 06, 2017 - 1:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss says it will replace a mural featuring a Chinese character from one of his books after three authors said they would boycott an event due to the "jarring racial stereotype." The mural features illustrations from the author's...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News arrives in National Harbor, Md. More than a month after a liberal advocacy group publicly called on advertisers to boycott Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, the luxury car maker Cadillac has been the only new company to publicly back away from the program. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
September 22, 2017 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than a month after a liberal advocacy group publicly called on advertisers to boycott Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, luxury carmaker Cadillac has been the only new company to publicly back away from the program. While Hannity has appeared largely impervious to the...
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President Donald Trump and the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah shake hands at a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday Sept., 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 07, 2017 - 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Kuwait (all times EDT): 10:45 p.m. The four Arab countries now boycotting Qatar say they "regrets" several comments by the Kuwaiti emir, signaling the diplomatic crisis is far from over. In a statement issued early Friday, Bahrain, Egypt,...
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