Posts Tagged ‘protest’

Arab Spring 2.0? — “Sisi Must Leave” Mass Protest Rocks Egypt’s Streets Overnight

September 21, 2019 By Tyler Durden Overnight mass protests popped up in the streets of Cairo involving hundreds, possibly thousands, who took over a central square of the capital to demonstrate against strongman Egyptian ruler Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. Like the prior so-called ‘Arab Spring’ protests which rocked Egyptian streets starting in 2010 through 2011, which began […]

Thousands of South Koreans ‘die’ in protest against climate change

Thousands of South Koreans, led by activists, laid on the ground signifying their deaths in a demonstration to demand action on climate change ahead of next week’s climate summit at the United Nations. Police estimated that about 3,000 people gathered in central Seoul while holding banners carrying messages such as ‘save earth save us’ and […]

Arab Spring 2.0?: "Sisi Must Leave" Mass Protest Rocks Egypt’s Streets Overnight

Overnight mass protests popped up in the streets of Cairo involving hundreds, possibly thousands, who took over a central square of the capital to demonstrate against strongman Egyptian ruler Abdel Fatah al-Sisi. Like the prior so-called ‘Arab Spring’ protests which rocked Egyptian streets starting in 2010 through 2011, which began the chain of tumultuous events which […]

On The Ground, Feeling The Pulse Of Protest Hong Kong

Fringe practicing wanton destruction for destruction’s sake surely have learned tactics from European black blocs What’s going on deep down in Hong Kong? For a former resident with deep cultural and emotional ties to the Fragrant Harbor, it’s quite hard to take it all in just within the framework of cold geopolitical logic. Master filmmaker […]

Spikes of Violence: Protest in West Papua

Like Timor-Leste, West Papua, commonly subsuming both Papua and West Papua, remains a separate ethnic entity, acknowledged as such by previous colonial powers.  Its Dutch colonial masters, in preparing to leave the region in the 1950s, left the ground fertile for a declaration of independence in 1961.  Such a move did not sit well with […]

CONFIRMED: YouTube Censors ‘Anti-Protest’ Channels in Bid to Bolster New ‘Color Revolution’ in Hong Kong, China

The irony is almost too much to bear now.  Silicon Valley giant YouTube has deplatformed at least 210 channels for posting content criticizing the recent Hong Kong protests, claiming that channels were somehow “sowing political discord” on behalf of the Chinese government. The Google subsidiary accused the channels of acting “in a coordinated manner.” Their […]

YouTube axes anti-protest channels as US Ministry of Truth battles China over Hong Kong

“Channels in this network behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong,” Google threat analyst Shane Huntley claimed in a blog post on Thursday, adding that the Google team’s “discovery” was “consistent with recent observations and actions related to China announced by Facebook and Twitter.” […]

Israel Police Limit Right To Protest

Israel Police Limit Right To Protest Above Photo: Security forces take a protester into custody during a protest against the killing of Solomon Tekah, a young man of Ethiopian origin, who was killed by an off-duty police officer, near Azrieli Tower in Tel Aviv on 3 July 2019 [Oren Ziv/Anadolu Agency] Israel’s police has drawn […]

Palestinians show solidarity with Kashmir at protest outside Indian Embassy in Washington DC

India recently revoked Article 370 of their constitution, a provision which gave the Jammu and Kashmir region special status as a self-governing territory. The move strips the region of any autonomy they had, and the Indian government quickly flooded the region with thousands of troops and instituted a communication black out. They cut off internet […]

China accuses Twitter & Facebook of censorship over Hong Kong protest criticism

Twitter claims to have suspended 936 accounts, reportedly originating from mainland China, which they said appeared to be part of a coordinated state-backed campaign to criticize the protests in Hong Kong. Facebook said it also removed a number of “fake” accounts and pages linked to people associated with the Chinese government after a tip-off from […]

N. Korea rejects further peace talks with Seoul in protest over joint war drills with US

   Pyongyang has signaled its unwillingness to continue negotiations with its southern neighbor, blaming the diplomatic deadlock on South Korea’s decision to participate in joint military exercises with the United States. In a statement, North Korea said Seoul’s military posturing made dialogue impossible. “Even at this moment, South Korea continues its joint military exercise and […]

Thousands of Jews protest ICE raids across U.S., 44 arrested in NYC

A growing movement of American Jews is mobilizing against U.S. immigration policy across the country. ‘We’re fighting for the soul of our country, for our very humanity.’ Hundreds of American Jews protest against ICE raids at an Amazon store in New York City, August 11, 2019. (Gili Getz) NEW YORK CITY — Hundreds […]

MSM ignores massive anti-sanctions protest rallies in Venezuela

   Leading English-language news organizations have provided extensive and dramatic coverage of anti-government protests in Venezuela, but mostly ignored large-scale rallies against US sanctions, which took place over the weekend. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans flooded the streets of the country’s capital, Caracas, on Saturday to denounce the economic blockade and sanctions imposed by the […]

Algerians protest for 25th consecutive Friday

Algerian protesters are back to the streets of the capital, Algiers, for a 25th consecutive Friday, in the latest in weeks of rallies against the ruling class amid an ongoing political crisis in the country. (Photo by AFP) Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/08/09/603080/Algeria-protesters-25th-Friday Related Posts Arab Spring 2.0? — “Sisi Must Leave” Mass Protest Rocks […]

Anti-police brutality protest turns violent in Nantes

Violence broke out in Nantes, western France, during a protest against “police brutality” days after the body of 24-year-old Steve Caniço was found in the Loire. He had been missing since June 21 when police intervened to put an end to a street party. (Source: AFP) Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/08/03/602581/Antipolice-brutality-protest-turns-violent-in-Nantes Related Posts CPS Worker Defies […]

Queer Palestinian community holds ‘historic’ protest against LGBT violence

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Haifa on Thursday to protest against LGBT violence, following the stabbing of a transgender Arab teen. ‘The protest represents a voice calling for liberation without restraints – not of the occupiers, and not of the patriarchy.’ Hundreds of Palestinians protested against LGBT violence in Haifa following the stabbing […]

4,500 protest at Gaza border, rioters hurl explosive devices toward IDF troops

Some 4,500 Palestinians gathered near the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel Friday to take part in weekly protests near the fence. The Kan public broadcaster reported that some demonstrators broke through Hamas checkpoints set up to prevent mass rushes of protesters toward the border. According to Hebrew-language media reports, rioters hurled rocks and explosive devices […]

Brazilians Protest Bolsonaro’s Threats Against Glenn Greenwald

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Protest Shuts Down Highway, Marches Through Eagan’s High-End Outlet Mall

Protest Shuts Down Highway, Marches Through Eagan’s High-End Outlet Mall Above Photo: From Unicornriot.ninja Eagan, MN – Protests shut down roads around Eagan’s Outlet Mall and miles of Minnesota Highway 13 on Saturday, July 27. About 100 protesters marched through the area seeking justice for 23-year-old student and entrepreneur, Isak Aden, who was killed by […]

1,400 arrested at Moscow protest demanding fair city elections

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Russian police arrested almost 1,400 people as they gathered in Moscow over the weekend to demand free and fair elections, a monitor said, the biggest crackdown on a rally in the country in years. Some 3,500 people took part in the unauthorized protest on Saturday, according to official figures, after authorities […]

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