Posts Tagged ‘protesting’

Why the Muslim world is protesting against France

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White South Africans finally have Enough, Begin Protesting over Farm Murder but Blacks Counter Protest

Home » Africa, Crimes » White South Africans finally have Enough, Begin Protesting over Farm Murder but Blacks Counter Protest     Tensions ran high as two groups of protesters squared off after a young white farmer was killed in South Africa. The case has reignited the decades-old conflict surrounding land ownership in the country. […]

Kamala Harris: ‘Let’s Not Stop Protesting’ — ‘Let’s Not Stop Speaking Up and Shouting When Necessary’

Wednesday, during a one-on-one interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the vice-presidential nominee for the Democratic Party, called on activism, even in the form of protests and shouting “when necessary.” The junior California U.S. Senator laid out what she saw to be on the line, arguing that is the motivation for her […]

Greek police fire tear gas at migrants protesting after blaze at Europe’s largest refugee center

    Clashes erupted and police fired tear gas as a large crowd of migrants protested on the Greek island of Lesbos after Moria (or better said Mordor) rapefugee center, the largest in Europe, burnt down earlier this week. The blaze at the severely overcrowded camp, which was initially designed to accommodate about 2,200, left […]

Many thousands of Belarus citizens protesting over the elections & alleged fraud – brutal crackdown

“Protesting election fraud in Belarus For the past two days, tens of thousands of Belarusians flooded the streets of Minsk to continue pressuring for new elections.This is a culminated response to the August 9th elections, where far-right authoritarian incumbent Aleksandr Lukashenko claimed to win the election by 80+% of the vote. Citizens and election officials […]

Protesting Germans Revolt Against ‘Muzzle’ Facemasks And Pandemic Restrictions, by Tyler Durden

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC Well at least one nationality still has the capacity for righteous outrage. Too bad it’s not the US. From Tyler Durden at Thousands of Germans took to the streets of Berlin on Saturday to protest the country’s coronavirus measures – including wearing facemasks – which the protesters refer to as a […]

Why are Jews protesting China’s Uighur genocide louder than Muslims?

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Protesting is not enough

This year’s commemoration of Al Nakba was especially tragic.  As Israeli occupation soldiers and military snipers killed over sixty Palestinian protestors in Gaza, Zionists were beaming outside the new US embassy in Jerusalem, the crowning moment of President Trump’s imperial hubris.  Social media  buzzed with photos of the smiling colonizers’ faces next to the newly-minted […]

I Live In Gaza. I Want You To Know Why We’re Protesting.

Intimaa Alsdudi 19-05-2018 | 11:27 Zaheyya, 70 years old and tired after a long walk from Saladin Road to the “no-go” zone, looked among the huge crowd of protesters for a place to rest as she carried a Palestinian flag and her embroidered bag over her shoulder. When I approached Zaheyya on Monday and asked […]

Why Are Palestinians Protesting In Gaza?

Why Are Palestinians Protesting In Gaza? Above Photo: A man combs through the wreckage of a Palestinian government building leveled by Israeli bombing. (Shutterstock) As Americans, we bear direct responsibility for the horrific reality in Gaza. Once again, the Israeli military has turned its guns on Gaza — this time on unarmed protestors, in a […]

How Iran uses a compulsory hijab law to control its citizens – and why they are protesting

TC : Protests against Iran’s mandatory hijab law – which requires all women to wear it in public – have sprung up across Iran in […]

Activists protesting in front of Mandalay Bay Casino demand release of Paddock tapes

     Dozens of protesters took to the front of Mandalay Bay Casino on Sunday to demand the release of the surveillance footage of Stephen Paddock from inside the hotel. “Show us the tapes!” demanded the protesters who bravely called for transparency within an investigation that has been filled with retractions, half-truths, and contradictions since the […]

Israeli forces shoot boy in face, arrest cousin for protesting, her mother for looking into it

Correction: An earlier version of this article referred to Mohammed Tamimi as Ahed Tamimi’s brother. Ahed has a brother with the same name as the Mohammed Tamimi shot on Friday, however the Mohammed shot and injured on Friday is her cousin from the village, not her brother. We apologize for the oversight. Israeli soldiers forced […]

Indiana Grad Students Protesting Tax Bill

Indiana Grad Students Protesting Tax Bill Above Photo: Risking arrest, activists from Campus Action for Democracy occupy the office of US Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-Indiana) on December 11, 2017. The activists are graduate students at Indiana University and they staged a sit-in to pressure their representative to vote against the tax bill. (Photo: Denisa Jashari) Welcome […]

Activists Arrested Where Nuns Are Protesting A Pennsylvania Pipeline

Above Photo: Michael S. Williamson, The Washington Post. The Adorers of the Blood of Christ, shown here leading prayers in their cornfield chapel in July, argue that the pipeline that Williams Company is building on this land violates their religious freedom rights. Months ago, when the nuns and the activists built a chapel in the proposed […]

23 Arrested Protesting Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

Above Photo: MARIE CUSICK / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA. Protesters blocked equipment and sang hymns for about half an hour before police asked them to leave. Nearly 30 people were charged with defiant trespassing. Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us […]

Statement from Nobel Peace Prize Watch Protesting White Helmet Nomination for Second Year.

21st Century Wire says… First the Oscar, then a second Nobel Peace Prize nomination. The travesty that is the whitewashing of the not-so-White Helmets reaches another low. They have been shorlisted along with leader Raed Saleh, also TIME icon of the year 2016, for the 2017 Nobel Prize. Their bid for “peace” stardom was unceremoniously […]

Calling Kaepernick ‘Son Of A Bitch,’ Trump Urges NFL To Fire All Protesting Players

Civil libertarians, racial justice advocates, and NFL players from across the league expressed outrage overnight after President Donald Trump called on owners of professional football teams to fire players who express their political views. In a veiled reference to quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who last season started a wave of protest by kneeling during pre-game National Anthems in […]

Students fight university sanctions after protesting Israeli soldiers

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 5 September 2017 Students at UC Irvine are facing relentless efforts to stifle their free speech on Palestine. (via Facebook) Students are fighting back against a series of sanctions imposed on them by the University of California, Irvine (UCI) as punishment for chanting and clapping during a campus event […]

‘Indiscriminate use of violence’: Police clash with migrants protesting eviction in Rome (VIDEO)

Scuffles broke out in central Rome early Thursday, as officers tried to squeeze out around a hundred refugees from Independence Square, which they have occupied since the weekend. Police in riot gear deployed water cannon against the migrants, who used pepper spray and threw stones and bottles at the officers, La Reppublica reports. Two people […]

Russian slammed with 2.5-year prison for protesting and throwing a stone fragment

nsnbc : A Russian court, on Thursday, sentenced the 32-year-old Chechen war veteran Stanislav Zimovets to 2.5-years in prison for throwing a rock at a […]

Sumud, beyond protesting occupation: protecting life

For over a month now, I have been involved with a group of Palestinians, Israelis, and internationals, in a new and emerging protest and protect movement called Sumud Freedom Camp. One of our key aims is to build a nonviolent movement that focuses on joint action towards resisting the Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian […]

4 Arrested Protesting Drones At Iowa Air National Guard

Above Photo: (Photo: Michael Zamora/The Register) The Des Moines Fire Department had to cut the four protesters from their concrete barriers, said Brian O’Keefe, a spokesman for the department. Firefighters gave the protesters facemasks and other protection from debris as the concrete was being cut, he said. An organizer for the group of about 20 protesters is […]

Wheelchair Users Dragged Away From McConnell’s Office For Protesting Health Care Bill

Above Photo: Stephanie Woodward, of Rochester, NY, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, is removed from a sit-in at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office as she and other disability rights advocates protest proposed funding caps to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Dozens of disability […]

Convicted For Protesting Jeff Sessions Is No Laughing Matter

Above photo: Demonstrators are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions. Picture: AP. Washington, DC – On May 1, I stood on trial for having “greeted” Jeff Sessions in Congress before the start of his confirmation hearing in January.  I was […]

WikiLeaks Suffers ‘Sustained Attack’ After Announcing Megaleak

Print Friendly Above Photo: Toru Hanai / Reuters  …Of Turkey Govt Docs WikiLeaks reported suffering a “sustained attack” after it announced the upcoming release of hundreds of thousands of documents relating to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the wake of a failed military coup. Our infrastructure is under sustained attack,” WikiLeaks […]

Cop Mistakes Unarmed Man’s Finger for a Gun and Kills Him

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Wagoner, OK — Graphic body camera video was just released showing a Wagoner police officer kill an unarmed man — for pointing his finger. The shooting occurred after  25-year-old Andrew Henson led police on a high-speed chase for approximately 20 minutes. The […]

Philadelphia expands date boycott during Ramadan 2016

For a third consecutive year the Philadelphia Coalition for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (Philly BDS), a member group of US Campaign to End the Occupation, in collaboration with American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) and other BDS groups around the country, has held its annual boycott of Israeli dates during the month of Ramadan. […]

You’re Black? Not In My Neighborhood!

If it wasn’t on camera you wouldn’t believe it. The narrative is synonymous with something taken from a pre civil rights area; white’s only drinking fountains and the like. If you thought racism is dead in America, you’d be wrong. The two gentlemen that recorded the incident released the video after being stopped at a […]

#FreeAssange: Global event calls for WikiLeaks founder freedom after 4 years of isolation

Assange has been unable to leave Ecuadorian Embassy since June 19, 2012, due to the UK police’s 24/7 watch on the building, a legal case opened against him in Sweden, but, crucially, because of what he says is Washington’s persecution for publishing and maintaining the largest trove of explosive leaks in world’s history. “First they […]

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