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Daily Brief: November 15, 2021

Daily Brief: November 15, 2021

Since Friday, we've mapped 117 events with the following breakdown by event category.

Another deadly prison riot took place in Guayaquil and the government of Ecuador is trying to determine how to stop the violence.  This year has seen over 300 people killed in prison violence in the country.

Deadly prison riot in Guayaquil
Another prison riot in Guayaquil left at least 68 inmates dead, just a couple of months after more than 100 were killed. At least two dozen more inmates were injured in the incident.
Ecuador calls cabinet meeting over prison riot
Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso called a cabinet meeting to discuss the prison riot that killed 68 people and wounded two dozen more. The government has been asked to take urgent measures to address the situation.

More deadly protests took place in Sudan and the Al Jazeera bureau chief was arrested over the weekend.  

Five protestors killed during demonstrations in Khartoum
Security forces fired on protestors in Khartoum and Omdurman on Saturday killing five people and wounding several others. The violence came as thousands of pro-democracy protestors demonstrated across Sudan against the military takeover of the country last month.
Fifteen year old killed in Khartoum protest
A 15-year-old boy was killed from a bullet wound to the stomach in Khartoum following protests on Sunday. This comes a day after five people were killed in demonstrations against the military coup.
Al Jazeera bureau chief detained in Sudan
Al Jazeera’s Sudan bureau chief, Al-Musallami Al-Kabbashi, was detained after Sudanese security forces raided Al-Kabbashi’s home. Details of the detention are not known at this time.

One of the deadliest attacks on Burkina Faso security forces took place near the Inata mine in the northern part of the country.

Deadly militant attack near the Inata mine
A militant attack near the Inata mine in northern Burkina Faso killed at least 19 security forces members and a civilian on Sunday. Officials say more casualties are likely and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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