Posts Tagged ‘protesters’

Protesters block roads, clash with police in Hong Kong

Police and protesters have clashed in a suburb of Hong Kong, as rallies continue in the city over an extradition bill that the government has said is dead. Riot police on Sunday used pepper spray and batons to disperse protesters in Sha Tin, a suburban area near the border that is popular with mainland Chinese […]

Sudan’s protesters claim victory after power-sharing deal with military council

Sudan’s pro-democracy movement, which drove longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir from power in April, has welcomed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their “revolution.” “Today, our revolution has won and our victory shines,” the statement said. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association has spearheaded protests calling for civilian rule. […]

Sudan protesters agree to direct talks with military council

Leaders of Sudan‘s protests have agreed to hold direct talks with the ruling military generals after the African Union and Ethiopian mediators urged both sides to resume stalled negotiations about a new governing body.   The TMC and the opposition coalition have been wrangling for weeks over what form Sudan’s transitional government should take after […]

Shoot protesters while they rest — Israel’s new rules

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 28 June 2019 A protester in central Gaza during Great March of Return protests on 30 March 2019. Mahmoud Khattab APA images Shooting “key instigators” during unarmed protests in Gaza when they’re resting. Opening fire on teenagers attempting to make their way to pray in Jerusalem when they pose […]

‘Kushner Blowback’: Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Baghdad, burn US, Israeli flags

(Image Source: Twitter) The international backlash against Jared Kushner’s failed “Deal of the Century” has already begun, as protesters in Iraq besieged the Bahrain embassy in Baghdad. Crowds are accusing Bahrain of being a ‘US puppet’ and for selling out the Palestinian cause to corrupt US and Israeli interests.  According to local media reports, Iraqi […]

Thousands of anti-Russian Protesters try to storm Georgia parliament in Tbilisi

   Protesters have attempted to storm Georgia’s parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi, after thousands swarmed the building during an anti-government rally demanding the resignations of top officials. Around 5,000 people gathered outside the parliament in Tbilisi to protest the participation of the Russian delegation in a session of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy. Tensions […]

Why Protesters Set Fire to the US Embassy in Honduras 

Grayzone — The streets of Honduras were filled with protesters and clouds of tear gas as the month of June began. The national police fanned out through the country to crush the protests with heavy-handed tactics at the direction of President Juan Orlando Hernández, the US-supported neoliberal leader who won power in elections marred by documented […]

Hong Kong protesters make rest of the world look bad with 2am rubbish clean up (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The mass protests against an unpopular China extradition bill took place on June 16 and, after the 3km march was over, the diligent demonstrators worked into the night to ensure the streets they had marched on were not left strewn with litter. Images circulated on social media showed young people working to pick up rubbish […]

Lam In Limbo As Tensions Between Hong Kong Protesters, Beijing Intensify

On Sunday, more than 2 million Hong Kongers, more than one-quarter of the city-state’s population, took to the streets in what were the biggest marches in Hong Kong since the dawn of Chinese rule. Even after City Executive Carrie Lam ‘indefinitely’ dropped the hated extradition bill that had catalyzed the protest movement on […]

Few protesters block Iranian diplomats’ entry to embassy in London

MNA – The Iranian Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baedinejad said Sun. that despite UK Police and Foreign Office’s warning few protesters blocked sole entry to the Iranian Embassy in London. “A few demonstrators continue to block today sole entrance of Iran’s Embassy in London and prevented the diplomats to enter into the building. Saturdays […]

Hong Kong Protesters Say Suspension Of Extradition Bill Not Enough

Hong Kong Protesters Say Suspension Of Extradition Bill Not Enough Above photo: Keith Tsuji, Getty Images. The controversial bill allows criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China and has faced massive opposition. Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam will “indefinitely suspend” a contentious extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong citizens to be extradited […]

Pipeline Protesters Could Face up to 20 Years in Prison Under New Trump Proposal

Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Waking Times Building on efforts by multiple states to crack down on those fighting the construction of climate-destroying fossil fuel infrastructure, the Trump administration unveiled a proposal on Monday that would criminalize pipeline protests at the federal level and hit demonstrators with up to 20 years in prison. “Rather than focusing on shielding corporate polluters […]

Protesters At Drone Base And Nevada National Security Site Cross The Line For Peace

Protesters At Drone Base And Nevada National Security Site Cross The Line For Peace Above Photo: Headline photo of the author at the Nevada National Security Site by Sherri Bauer. We came for the annual Nevada Desert Experience Sacred Peace Walk. But this year, it is different. This year, eight of us will leave the Walk in […]

Sudanese security forces launch deadly raid on camping protesters, at least 13 killed – reports

Sudan has been ruled by the Transitional Military Council since the ousting of authoritarian president Omar al-Bashir in April. The crackdown comes as participants in a long-running sit-in outside the army’s HQ have been demanding democratic reforms and for generals to hand over power. On Monday, security forces started an operation to clear protesters from […]

Clashes between Israeli police & Palestinian protesters as Jews allowed entry to Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israelis are usually prevented from entering the holy site during the last 10 days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan when worshippers stay inside the site. This is the first time in around 30 years that Israelis have been allowed inside the site they call Temple Mount during this period. Al Jazeera reports that […]

Iranian protesters burn Israeli flags on Quds Day

Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of Tehran on Friday for an annual Quds Day march in solidarity with Palestine during which they burned Israeli flags and an effigy of US President Donald Trump. (Source: Ruptly) Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/05/31/597394/Iran-Quds-Day-burn-Israeli-flags-Trump-effigy Related Posts Protesters block roads, clash with police in Hong Kong Police and protesters […]

Jerusalem Haredi protesters flee after women strip down to bras

Scores of police in Jerusalem backed up by officers on horseback trying to break up an ultra-Orthodox street protest Saturday got some help from an unexpected quarter — women who took their tops off, driving away the protesters, who are religiously forbidden from looking at them. Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox men and boys clashed with police […]

1000 Protesters Against 5G in Switzerland. Telecom Industry Has Provided No Scientific Evidence That 5G is Safe

May 19, 2019 By B.N. Frank Last month, Activist Post also reported about 5G opposition in Switzerland. It’s only increasing. From SwissInfo.ch Simmering opposition to the rollout of 5G technology in Switzerland climbed a notch on Friday as a 1,000-strong protest was held in the capital, Bern. Organised by the Stop5G citizen group, the gathering on […]

Hundreds of Gaza protesters shot by Israeli forces risk limb amputation

11-year-old boy, who lost his leg after Israeli soldiers opened fire on “Great March of Return” demonstration at Gaza Strip, is seen with his crutch in Gaza City on May 12, 2018. Israeli soldiers have shot 7,000 demonstrators in Gaza over the past year with live ammunition. Now 1,700 of them have shattered limbs that […]

Trump Silent: Saudi’s Executed Innocent Protesters, Fabricated Confessions, Fake Charges

Jonas Alexis – Ian Greenhalgh Kevin Barrett – Bob Nichols Preston James – Michael Shrimpton Carol Duff – Johnny Punish Sami Jadallah – Stuart Littlewood Jack Speer Williams – Gilad Atzmon Steve Robertson Source Article from https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/05/09/trump-silent-saudis-executed-innocent-protesters-fabricated-confessions-fake-charges/ Related Posts EU official, Canadian PM denounce racist Trump comments European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday (July 18) said that he felt […]

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