50 Years is Too Long, Togo Protesters Chant

Thousands of Togolese took to the streets of Lome this past weekend, chanting "50 years is too long!", and calling for the reinstatement of the constitution limiting terms. "This is the time that this country that has been ruled by the oldest military regime in Africa decided to rise for its freedom," human rights activist Farida Nabourema told Al Jazeera, saying that Togo is at a turning point.



Thousands of people marched through Lome in Togo to protest against the government of President Faure Gnassingbé.