Posts Tagged ‘protests’

The New York Times Publicizes Iranian Propaganda ‘Protests’ Without Disclosing Regime Role

A taxi passes by in front of The New York Times head office, Feb. 7, 2013. Photo: Reuters / Carlo Allegri / File. Did the New York Times mislead its readers by falling for an Iranian propaganda stunt? It sure looks that way. The Times blunder began on page one of the Saturday, November 28 […]

Angry farmers threaten to besiege Delhi as protests outside Indian capital enter fifth day

India’s farmers have intensified their protests against the controversial farm laws in Delhi, as the fifth day of the agitation was marked by a series of road closures besieging the national capital. On Sunday, the farmers announced that they would begin blocking five entry points to the capital city — Sonipat, Rohtak, Jaipur, Ghazipur, Hapur […]

Israel protests comparison between modern-day Hungary and Holocaust

Browse > Home / News / Israel protests comparison between modern-day Hungary and Holocaust November 30, 2020 by TPS Read on for article Israel’s embassy in Hungary sharply rejected any “use and abuse of the memory of the Holocaust for any purpose” following an op-ed published in Hungary comparing its state to that of Jews […]

Guatemalans Continue Anti-Government Protests

Guatemalans Continue Anti-Government Protests Above photo: A man raises his fist as he takes part in a protest to demand the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei on November 22. Luis Echeverria/Reuters. ‘We are fed up.’ Guatemala’s Congress annulled a contentious budget this week, but protesters are still calling for the president and legislators to resign. […]

Violent protests in France over security law after police beating of Black man

PARIS, France (AFP) — Violent clashes erupted in Paris Saturday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against new security legislation, with tensions intensified by the police beating and racial abuse of a Black man that shocked France. Several fires were started in Paris, sending acrid smoke into the air, as protesters […]

Farmers Protests- A test of People’s Power vs State Power

After the anti CAA protest at Saheen Bagah in Delhi, the farmers protest is the second protest in Delhi that is currently underway in 2020. Thousands of farmers from Haryana and Punjab have marched towards Delhi to press the central government to repeal the recently enacted farm laws. They are stopped at Haryana Delhi border […]

Dozens arrested at anti-lockdown protests in London

Dozens of people were arrested on Saturday amid protests against lockdown measures intended to stem the spread of coronavirus. Activists and conspiracy theorists also took to the streets to protest against the COVID-19 vaccine which authorities hope to roll out soon. The Metropolitan Police has earlier warned that the gatherings would not be permitted given […]

Progressive coalition stages worldwide Black Friday protests to ‘make Amazon pay’

“Amazon takes too much and gives back too little. It is time to Make Amazon Pay.” Those are the words of a global coalition of warehouse workers, trade unionists, climate justice activists, and citizens who have organized worldwide protests this Black Friday to challenge the exploitative and anti-democratic practices of one of humanity’s most powerful […]

Neighbors Explain What Protests Against Systemic Racism Mean To Them

Above photo: Hours after a D.C. police officer fatally shot Deon Kay in early September, protesters converged outside the 7th District police station. Dee Dwyer / DCist. Voices of Wards 7 and 8. Demonstrators took to the D.C. streets in late May, protesting police brutality and the systemic racism Black people face. It was part of a larger movement inspired […]

Forced Vaccination Law in Denmark Abandoned After Public Protests

    A law in Denmark that would have given authorities the power to forcibly inject people with a coronavirus vaccine has been abandoned after nine days of public protests. The ‘epidemic law’ would have handed the Danish government the power to enact mandatory quarantine measures against anyone infected with a dangerous disease, but it […]

Massive Protests In Guatemala Against President And The Congress

By La Izquierda Diario Argentina, Left Voice. November 23, 2020 Above photo: EFE/Esteban Biba. Thousands of Guatemalans demonstrated this Saturday in front of the National Palace of Culture, the seat of the national government in the center of Guatemala City, to express their rejection of the government of President Alejandro Giammattei and the Congress of […]

Protests erupt in Brazil after black man beaten to death by supermarket security

Demonstrators across several Brazilian cities protested the death of a Black man who died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the city of Porto Alegre, on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations. The protests were sparked by videos showing Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas being beaten by guards outside a Carrefour supermarket. […]

RISING UP – ANTI-LOCKDOWN PROTESTS SPREAD ACROSS EUROPE

November 20, 2020 SOURCE: OFF-GUARDIAN.ORG As the alleged “second wave” of the Coronavirus “pandemic” is reported to be sweeping across Europe in recent weeks, many governments have enthusiastically embraced their totalitarian side and granted themselves sweeping new “emergency powers” alongside new lockdown measures. The public has been markedly less co-operative this time around. Rebelling against the seemingly […]

Pompeo’s Vineyard Visit Met With Palestinian Protests

Above photo: Palestinians demonstrate near the Israeli settlement of Psagot against the visit by Mike Pompeo. AFP. Sour Grapes. Palestinians who have been locked out of their land by Israeli settlers rail against secretary of state’s controversial visit to Psagot. Thundering booms and clouds of smoke adorned the entrance to Psagot on Wednesday morning in […]

Anti-Netanyahu protests resume across Israel

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Forced Vaccination Law ABANDONED in Denmark After Mass Protests

A law in Denmark that would have given the government the power to forcibly vaccinated people with a coronavirus vaccine has been abandoned after mass public protests for nine days. The ‘epidemic law’ would have granted the Danish government the power to enact mandatory quarantine measures against any person infected with Covid-19, but it was […]

Nigerian Government Revealing Its True Character In Response To Youth Protests

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. November 16, 2020 Youth protests against police violence in Nigeria, the #EndSARS movement, gained international attention with solidarity protests around the world. To understand those protests and the context of the political, economic and social environment in Nigeria, I speak with Comrade Abiodun Aremu, the general secretary of the […]

Israel Police determined to sink submarine replicas at anti-Netanyahu protests

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Armenian PM defends Nagorno-Karabakh truce amid protests in Yerevan

Armenia’s prime minister Nikol Pashinian defended an agreement to halt fighting with Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh, saying the deal had prevented other cities from being seized. Speaking on Wednesday, he said the region’s largest city Stepanakert — known to Azerbaijanis as Khankendi — had been among those at risk of falling after the main supply road […]

How To Identify Visible (And Invisible) Surveillance At Protests

UPDATE Nov. 5, 2020.  Want a crash course in how to identify surveillance technologies at protests? Watch EFF’s new video presentation on How to Observe Police Surveillance at Protests. The 25-minute video, taught by Senior Investigative Researcher Dave Maass, explains how you can identify various police surveillance technologies, like body-worn cameras, drones, and automated license plate readers, which may be […]

Polish rabbi protests Christian reburial of remains dug up near Jewish cemetery

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Revered Polish Jew, Holocaust survivor joins protests over top appointment at Yad Vashem

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Violent Protests Erupt in Greece Over Covid Lockdown

7 Nov, 2020 11:50 / Updated 20 hours agoGet short URL00:0800:12 Follow RT onAn anti-lockdown rally in Greece’s Thessaloniki turned violent as protesters pelted riot police with projectiles, injuring two officers. The police made 11 arrests amid the clashes. Several hundred protesters showed up in the center of the Greek city on Friday evening to take […]

Post-Election Protests In US Cities Met With Mass Arrests

By Jacob Crosse, WSWS. November 7, 2020 Above photo: Police arrest a protester on November 4, 2020, in Portland, Oregon. AP Photo/Paula Bronstein. Protests demanding that every outstanding vote in the presidential election be counted have sprung up in major US cities, including New York City, Portland, Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis and Seattle. The demonstrations followed […]

United Kingdom goes under total lockdown and then bans protests against lockdowns

Wake Up To The Truth planetmoron Nov 6th, 2020 You might be wondering if this is this the same United Kingdom that was the birthplace of John Locke and Adam Smith, home of the Magna Carta, and crucible of many of the fundamental precepts of liberty and human freedom that form the foundation upon which […]

UK To Ban Protests Of Two Or More People Ahead Of National Lockdown

By Tyler Durden U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a one-month lockdown beginning Nov. 5 through Dec. 2. Under these new measures, people will be confined to their homes except for essential travel, including medical reasons, education, and purchasing food. Two days before lockdowns begin, The Times sheds new light on just how […]

UK Bans Protests amid Anti-Lockdown Massive Demonstrations

    With the entire population of Britain now under de-facto house arrest as of Thursday, the move to a full on police state has edged closer with the announcement that protests are now banned. The Times of London reports that a ban on demonstrations of more than two people will be made illegal under […]

POLICE STATE: UK Bans Protests

A disturbing testimony from a psychiatrist outlines that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is in such a bad state in prison that he should be considered at ‘high risk’ of suicide. The Daily Mail reports that Professor Michael Kopelman testified during an extradition hearing in London that Assange has “begun making preparations to end his own […]

Leftist ‘Count Every Vote’ Protests Descend Into Antifa Violence

Banks, businesses, restaurants and shops in Washington DC are all being boarded up in anticipation of widespread rioting in the aftermath of Tuesday’s presidential election. Nigel Farage illustrated the measures being taken to guard against civil unrest in a video posted to Twitter. Strolling down Connecticut Avenue, around half a mile away from the White […]

Peaceful ‘count the vote’ protests in NY as tensions rise in Detroit, Phoenix

Thousands of Joe Biden supporters marched Wednesday evening in New York to demand every vote in the tight presidential election be counted, as supporters of US President Donald Trump protested in Detroit and Phoenix demanding a halt to ballot counting in the key states of Michigan and Arizona. New York demonstrators were peaceful and spanned […]

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