Posts Tagged ‘protest’

Iran says any figures on protest casualties “speculative” – official’s tweet

Reuters – Iran said on Wednesday that any figures on casualties during the country’s bloody protests over petrol price hikes were “speculative, not reliable” unless confirmed by Tehran, the country’s U.N. mission spokesman Alireza Miryousefi tweeted. “The baseless allegations and fabricated figures by biased Western entities do not shake government’s determination in making prudent economic […]

Palestinian journalist loses eye after Border Police open fire on West Bank protest

Photojournalist Moath Amarnih was struck by a bullet that likely hit the leg of a protester before ricocheting and hitting him in the head while covering a protest in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian demonstrators clash with Israeli Border officers during a protest against Jewish settlement expansion in Surif, occupied West Bank, November […]

Govt. spox says people entitled to protest

MNA – Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran regards the protest as the rights of all people, but protesters differ from agitators. He made the remarks on Monday at a press conference on the revised gasoline price scheme. “We are all aware that the energy prices, especially […]

Internet restricted in protest-hit Iran: report

AFP – Authorities have restricted internet access in Iran, the semi-official ISNA news agency said on Sunday, after nearly two days of nationwide protests triggered by a petrol price hike. “Access to the internet has been limited as of last night and for the next 24 hours,” an informed source at the information and telecommunications […]

Foreign-backed ‘hooligans’ behind protest violence: Iran’s Khamenei condemns ‘sabotage’, endorses fuel price hike

The divisive decision, announced this week, has caused protests in several Iranian cities. Khamenei was cited by the Iranian media on Sunday as saying that, while he was no expert in petrol industry, he still believed the government’s decision should be implemented. The Iranian leader also confirmed that there have been deaths related to the […]

Media Backs Billionaire President as Chileans Protest Privatization

  Chile’s right-wing President Sebastian Piñera recently declared war. He wasn’t referring to a foreign government, but to his own people. He even ordered tanks and the military to the streets. An estimated 20 protesters have been killed and over 500 injured. Since October 14th, millions of Chileans have taken to the streets, rocking what […]

Anyone here? Trump snubs ASEAN-US summit, 7 out of 10 leaders skip it in protest

Washington sent National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to this year’s high-level meeting in Bangkok, delivering a perceived snub to the leaders of Asian nations.The US delegation looked like a sore thumb in terms of ranks given that other world powers, including India, China, Japan, and Russia, were represented by their […]

Women Stand Defiantly At The Vanguard Of Lebanon’s Protest Movement

The women’s frontline has braved security forces and the violence of Hezbollah supporters to keep demonstrations as peaceful as possible In Beirut’s calls for revolution stand a distinct army that are protecting the mass protests from falling into violence: the women’s frontline. Throughout the sprawling anti-government protests that have brought Lebanon to a halt, the […]

Pakistan army supports PM Khan after massive protest

Related Posts Finally the USA Supports the One State Solution NOVEMBER 19, 2019 BY GILAD ATZMON By Gilad Atzmon Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced yesterday Buttigieg supports Israel’s missile attacks on Gaza, but condemns Palestinians when they respond Israel’s military campaign against Gaza has entered its second day and so far it has When a […]

Hezbollah supporters break up Beirut protest camp, burning and dismantling tents

Hundreds of Lebanese supporters of the Hezbollah terror group, some wielding sticks, attacked a protest camp set up by anti-government demonstrators in central Beirut, burning some of its tents and dismantling others Tuesday. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was due to speak Tuesday as rumors swirled of his imminent resignation following nearly two weeks of […]

Over 1 Million People Take to the Streets in Chile to Protest Billionaire President

Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams Waking Times Chilean President Sebastián Piñera on Saturday said he would reshuffle his cabinet after over 1 million Chileans poured into city streets across the country Friday to demand structural reforms to the country’s government and economic system. The move by Piñera came as the protest movement mobilized people in the capital Santiago and […]

‘White nationalism is killing us’: Jews protest Trump, Fox ahead of Pittsburgh anniversary

In the week leading up to the first anniversary of the white nationalist terror attack that killed 11 worshipers in a Pittsburgh synagogue, progressive Jewish groups take to the streets to send an unequivocal message to Donald Trump and Fox News. Author and activist Abby Stein speaks at a protest outside Fox News HQ […]

Cornel West Urges ‘Black Folk’ To Protest Trump By ‘Hitting The Streets And Going To Jail’

Harvard professor Cornel West has urged “black folk” to protest President Donald Trump by hitting the streets, turning America into Hong Kong, and going to jail. On Tuesday night’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” West called for mass protests if President Trump is not held accountable for things like referring to the impeachment inquiry as a […]

Australian Newspapers “Censor” Their Front Pages in Protest Against Government Secrecy Laws

By Mong Palatino In an unprecedented show of unity, Australian media outlets ran similar stories and redacted front pages featuring the ‘right to know’ campaign in response to government actions that undermine the work of journalists. Australia’s Right to Know coalition said that rival media groups have joined forces to defend press freedom: The media […]

‘Crude Truth’ Protest At National Portrait Gallery BP Awards Exhibition.

The final day of the BP Portrait Awards exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery was interrupted by protesters from various campaign groups working together to highlight BP’s part in the exploitation and repression of frontline communities, especially in the Global South, as well as its role in the climate and ecological crisis. The National Portrait […]

WATCH migrants BURN CARS in protest against detention in a Maltese holding center

The riot took place late Sunday evening in a Hal Far camp occupying a former British army barracks near island’s main airport. The migrants torched several rooms and staff cars and, as a result, managed to take control over a part of the compound for a while. The riot was contained only in the early […]

Switzerland: Thousands Protest As They Are Now Exposed To 5G Wireless Radiation

What’s happening in Switzerland might go global — it’s something that seems to be rolling out in North America at least. Switzerland’s population is now officially exposed to the new 5G networks. As a result, thousands of people showed up in protest. Yahoo News reports: The protesters, many carrying placards, gathered in front of the […]

Thousands Protest In Switzerland As The Population Is Now Exposed To 5G Wireless Radiation

The Facts: The USA locks up more people per capita than any other nation in the world. The rate is 668 per 100,000 people which equals over 2.3 million. There has been an increase of 500% over the last 40 years. Changes in sentencing law and policy – not change Reflect On: What really goes […]

Ecuadorians Protest Neo-liberal Austerity And Win

Ecuadorians Protest Neo-liberal Austerity And Win President Lenin Moreno restored neo-liberalism to Ecuador, accepting a $4.2 billion dollar loan from the US-dominated International Monetary Fund that required measures call ‘structural adjustments’. These included putting austerity in place in order to repay the loan. When Moreno announced Decree 883, or “The [Austerity] Package,” on October 4, […]

Surfers protest plans for breakwater off last open beach in Tel Aviv

Plans to install a breakwater in the sea off the last open beach in Tel Aviv, where Israel’s 2020 Olympic surfing hopeful, Anat Lelior, sometimes trains, will strike a blow to surfing in the center of the country, endanger swimmers, and pollute the environment, protesters have warned. The Tel Aviv Municipality says that a submerged […]

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