Posts Tagged ‘protesters’

Media Silent as Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Gov’t Massacres Indigenous Protesters

Despite having been in power for only one week, the new Bolivian coup government of Jeanine Añez has already turned the powers of repression onto the population, using live rounds on demonstrators protesting the forceful removal of President Evo Morales from power on November 10. Morales has sought asylum in Mexico.  The death toll, according […]

Hong Kong protesters hurl PETROL BOMBS at volunteers trying to clear roadblocks and shoot ARROWS at police

A fierce street battle erupted outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on Sunday, as protesters threw bricks at police, which responded with tear gas and water cannons. The officers were trying to remove the barricades erected by the demonstrators earlier this week, and urged them to stop placing metal spikes on the roads in […]

Hong Kong Protesters Use Catapults, Flaming Arrows and Javelins in Battle With Police

(TMU) — Hong Kong’s protesters are getting medieval on authorities, combining a mix of modern militant protest tactics such as Molotov cocktails with flaming bows and arrows, javelins, and even catapults. As protests and clashes grow increasingly violent in the autonomous Chinese territory, Beijing has continued to issue stern warning of an impending clampdown by […]

Catalan protesters burn tires at border with France as unrest continues

Traffic on the main highway between Spain and France remained at a standstill on Wednesday morning, as the unrest at the La Jonquera border point near Girona entered its third day. Footage filmed on the Spanish side of the border shows protesters burning tires and blocking the road with trees, tires and parts of […]

Climate change protesters want to mug British taxpayers with £1m in compensation claims over Autumn Uprising

So far this year, counting April and October protests, the London Metropolitan Police have spent around £37 million on policing Extinction Rebellion events. That’s equal to a fifth of the £200 million the UK Government pledged in July to research and technology to help developing countries with climate change. If you prefer you climate change […]

Iraqi port, refinery resume operations after protesters leave: Sources

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Iraqi PM urges safety of protesters as unrest continues

Related Posts Iraq’s Sistani urges lawmakers to restore public faith in electoral process Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on legislators to promptly On Berlin Wall anniversary, Merkel urges Europe to defend ‘democracy, freedom’ BERLIN — Europe “must stand up for democracy and freedom, for human rights and tolerance,” Britain […]

Hong Kong protesters vandalize & set fire to Xinhua news agency office (PHOTOS)

The office in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district was attacked amid the latest demonstration against the central Chinese government. Images from the scene showed smashed windows in the lobby, a graffiti-sprayed interior and a small fire which was quickly doused. It is believed to be the first time that the office of the agency was […]

A Profile of Robert Gallagher, the Man Who Was Spotted Lecturing Lebanese Protesters about ‘Their Solutions’

By Mona Issa Beirut – On the night of October 17, 2019, was the first outbreak of the Lebanon protests. Corruption has eaten the country up to the brim, and the Lebanese, astonishingly united for the first time in years, took it to the streets. The core of Lebanese grievance comes from deprivation of basic […]

Funerals held for Iraqi protesters killed in clashes

Related Posts Media Silent as Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Gov’t Massacres Indigenous Protesters Despite having been in power for only one week, the new Bolivian coup government of Hong Kong protesters hurl PETROL BOMBS at volunteers trying to clear roadblocks and shoot ARROWS at police A fierce street battle erupted outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University […]

Protesters in Chile disrupt lithium mines with road blockade amid growing anti-government demonstrations

Chile’s capital saw its biggest rally yet on Friday, following seven straight days of demonstrations sparked by a hike in public transportation fees, in which at least 18 people have been killed, over 200 injured and thousands arrested. As things heated up in Santiago, however, protesters nearly 700 miles north locked down roadways in the […]

Baton-wielding Hezbollah backers clash with anti-government protesters in Beirut

BEIRUT — Hundreds of Lebanese protesters set up tents, blocking traffic in main thoroughfares and sleeping in public squares on Friday to enforce a civil disobedience campaign and keep up the pressure on the government to step down. By early afternoon, clashes broke out in the epicenter of the protests in central Beirut, when supporters […]

Iraq’s top Shia cleric calls on police, protesters to keep demonstrations peaceful

Related Posts Media Silent as Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Gov’t Massacres Indigenous Protesters Despite having been in power for only one week, the new Bolivian coup government of Hong Kong protesters hurl PETROL BOMBS at volunteers trying to clear roadblocks and shoot ARROWS at police A fierce street battle erupted outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University […]

Lebanon’s Hezbollah under rare pressure as street protesters dig in

BEIRUT, Lebanon — When mass anti-government protests engulfed Lebanon, a taboo was broken as strongholds of the Shiite Hezbollah group saw rare demonstrations criticizing the party and revered leader Hassan Nasrallah. On live TV and in protest sites, citizens accused Hezbollah — a terrorist organization turned influential political party — of providing cover for a […]

Whoops, sorry! Hong Kong protesters leave apologetic graffiti after vandalizing ‘wrong’ bank (PHOTOS)

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, throwing petrol bombs and smashing up shops and metro stations. Chinese banks were also singled out for vandalism – but correctly identifying these targets has proven to be difficult. Photographs that circulated on social media show a badly damaged front of […]

Protesters hurl petrol bombs at police station as Hong Kong descends into chaos (VIDEOS)

Footage released by Ruptly shows several protesters hurling petrol bombs over the fence around the Tsim Sha Sui police station, resulting in several small blazes around the compound. Police were quick to put out the fire, and deployed tear gas and water cannons in an attempt to disperse the mob. The harrowing scenes were part […]

Sayyed Nasrallah Expresses Solidarity with Protesters, Says Opposes Gov’t Resignation

Political Part after 18:35 Source: Al-Manar English Website Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah expressed solidarity with protesters’ demands warning that if Hezbollah took to streets, it will not leave before reaching the goals that it came for, “even if we had to stay a day, a month, or a year or two.” In a speech […]

‘Leave this soil’: Seoul police ramp up security after protesters break into US ambassador’s residence

The Seoul Metropolitan Police agency said Saturday that the number of officers guarding the estate was more than tripled to 110. The beefed-up security comes a day after a group of protesters used ladders to gain entry to the walled-off grounds around Ambassador Harry Harris’ residence. Nineteen students were detained after unfurling banners saying “Leave […]

Lebanon’s ‘tax intifada’: Beirut aflame as protesters call for ‘downfall of the regime’ (VIDEOS)

The spark for the latest wave of protests came in the form of a proposed new fee of 20 cents per day for calls via voice over internet protocol (VoIP). However, as the anti-government protests gained traction across the country, the proposal was quickly revoked by Telecoms Minister Mohamed Choucair. This proposed “WhatsApp tax” would […]

Catalonia ‘separatists’ bad, HK ‘pro-democracy protesters’ good: Orwell’s 1984 becomes user’s manual for Western ‘free media’

In George Orwell’s 1984, The War Ministry was renamed the Ministry of Peace. Truth was Lies, Hate was Love. But author Lewis Carroll got there first. In ‘Through the Looking Glass,’ first published in 1871, Humpty Dumpty tells Alice, and in rather a scornful manner, “When I use a word, it means just what I […]

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